Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is a novel by Jonathan Safran Foer about a boy whose father died in the 2001 World Trade Center attacks. After finding in a vase belonging to his father a key with the name "Black" written on it, nine-year-old Oskar goes on a quest to find the key's owner, meeting people in New York City with the last name of "Black." In the end, Oskar returns to the key to someone unrelated to his father. The novel deals with themes of trauma, loss and redemption.

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