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- Full Title: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
- When Written: mid-2000s
- Where Written: Brooklyn, New York
- When Published: 2005
- Literary Period: Contemporary
- Genre: Literary Realism
- Setting: New York, New York
- Climax: The solution to the mystery of the key
- Point of View: Oskar, Grandpa, Grandma
Family Matters. Both of Foer’s brothers have literary careers: his older brother, Franklin, was an editor of the magazine The New Republic, and his younger brother, Joshua, is a freelance journalist and author of the bestselling book Moonwalking with Einstein.
Answer: This Jeopardy! Champion is Oskar Schell. In 2010, twelve-year-old Thomas Horn won over $30,000 on the game show Jeopardy! during Kids Week. Based on his performance in the quiz show, he was cast as Oskar Schell in the 2011 film adaptation of Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close.