Summary of Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer Includes Analysis
Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer is a novel that describes the last few months of a marriage. Jacob and Julia Bloch, a couple in their early 40s, have been drifting apart for years when a betrayal throws their union into acute crisis. As they determine next steps, tragedies unfold in their extended family and in the Middle East, where the aftermath of an earthquake threatens Israel's existence.
As the story begins, Jacob and Julia are visiting the school of their 13-year-old son, Sam, who's in trouble for having written a strange list of racial slurs. The meeting is tense particularly because Sam is just weeks away from an expensive and long-planned bar mitzvah. After the meeting, Sam and Jacob go home to have brunch with his parents, Irv and Deborah, and Sam's younger brothers, Max and Benjy...
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