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Everything Is Illuminated: A Novel by Jonathan Safran Foer http://www.amazon.com/dp/0060529709/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_IRNxwb04TS1T0

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Everything Is Illuminated (2005)

Everything Is Illuminated (2005) PG-13 7.5 A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local. (I found this hard to watch but the end was worth it.)

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Jonathan imagines the history of his grandfather's village, conjuring a magical fable of startling symmetries that unite generations across time. Lit by passion, fear, guilt, memory, and hope, the characters in Everything Is Illuminated mine the black holes of history

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Fantastic Novels with Disappointing Endings

Jonathan Safran Foer is an awesome, Jewish writer. And he is married to Nicole Krauss. Can you say: literary jewish power-couple!?

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