Here I am, Hardback


The New York Times bestselling new novel about modern family lives -- from the author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close God asked Abraham to sacrifice his beloved son Isaac, and Abraham replied obediently, 'Here I am'. This is the story of a fracturing family in a moment of crisis.

Over the course of three weeks in present-day Washington DC, three sons watch their parents' marriage falter and their family home fall apart.

Meanwhile, a larger catastrophe is engulfing another part of the world: a massive earthquake devastates the Middle East, sparking a pan-Arab invasion of Israel.

With global upheaval in the background and domestic collapse in the foreground, Jonathan Safran Foer asks us - what is the true meaning of home?

Can one man ever reconcile the conflicting duties of his many roles - husband, father, son? And how much of life can a person bear?




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