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Foer, Jonathan Safran

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Summary: Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming due to human activities. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe in it? If we did, surely we would be roused to act, to make sacrifices now to prevent calamity in the future. How are we, ordinary civilians, supposed to do anything about a crisis for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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Foer, Jonathan Safran

Summary: Brilliantly synthesizing philosophy, literature, science, memoir and his own detective work, "Eating Animals" explores the many fictions we use to justify our eating habits--from folklore to pop culture to family traditions and national myth--and how such tales can lull us into a brutal forgetting.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2009

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Foer, Jonathan Safran

Summary: "A monumental new novel from the bestselling author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close In the book of Genesis, when God calls out, "Abraham!" to order him to sacrifice his son Isaac, Abraham responds, "Here I am." Later, when Isaac calls out, "My father!" to ask him why there is no animal to slaughter, Abraham responds, "Here I am." How do we fulfill our...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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Foer, Jonathan Safran

Summary: With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man - also named Jonathan Safran Foer - sets out to find the woman who might or might not have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Accompanied by an old man haunted by memories of the war, an amorous dog named Sammy Davis, Junior, Junior, and the unforgettable Alex, a young Ukrainian translator who speaks in a sublimely butchered English,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

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Foer, Jonathan Safran

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Summary: A new novel by the author of Everything Is Illuminated introduces Oskar Schell, the nine-year-old son of a man killed in the World Trade Center bombing who searches the city for a lock that fits a black key his father left behind. Jonathan Safran Foer emerged as one of the most original writers of his generation with his best-selling debut novel, Everything Is Illuminated. Now, with humor,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2005

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Foer, Jonathan Safran

Summary: Foer dissects our dietary choices in an intriguing look at why we eat the things we do.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

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Foer, Jonathan Safran

Summary: Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is a precocious Francophile who idolizes Stephen Hawking and plays the tambourine extremely well. He's also a boy struggling to come to terms with his father's death in the World Trade Center attacks. As he searches New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he left behind, Oskar discovers much more than he could have imagined.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005

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Foer, Jonathan Safran.

Summary: Soon to be a major motion picture, starring Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, John Goodman, and more Jonathan Safran Foer emerged as one of the most original writers of his generation with his best-selling debut novel, Everything Is Illuminated. Now, with humor, tenderness, and awe, he confronts the traumas of our recent history. Nine-year-old Oskar Schell has embarked on an urgent, secret mission...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2006

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Summary: A young American man, with the help of a local who speaks weirdly broken English, journeys to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village that was ultimately razed by the Nazis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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Bullock, Sandra

Summary: After his father dies on September 11, 2001, eleven year old Oskar searches New York City for a lock that matches the key his father left behind.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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Bullock, Sandra

Summary: After his father dies on September 11, 2001, eleven year old Oskar searches New York City for a lock that matches the key his father left behind.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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Portman, Natalie

Summary: Exposes common misconceptions about how animals are slaughtered and processed for food, drawing on sources ranging from popular culture to national tradition to reveal how the meat industry misrepresents its practices.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mpi Media Group 2019

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Summary: Offers a new translation of the text of prayer and song used by Jewish familes each year to celebrate Passover and the story of Exodus, augmented by commentary by a number of modern-day thinkers, including Michael Pollan, Tony Kushner, and Judith Shulevitz.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown, and Co. 2012

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