By Jonathan Safran Foer
With just a yellowing photo in hand, a tender guy -- additionally named Jonathan Safran Foer -- units out to discover the girl who might or won't have stored his grandfather from the Nazis. observed through an previous guy haunted via thoughts of the conflict; an amorous puppy named Sammy Davis, Junior, Junior; and the unforgettable Alex, a tender Ukrainian translator who speaks in a sublimely butchered English, Jonathan is led on a quixotic trip over a devastated panorama and into an unforeseen past.
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Then they pronounced him reasonably fit and healthy, but fast asleep. 'Psychopath,' the SWAT commander said. ' the assistant DA asked. Emerson found a pair of suit trousers folded over a chair and checked the pockets. Came out with a small wallet. Found the driver's licence. The name was right, and the address was right. And the photograph was right. 'This is the right guy,' he said. 'We can't let him say anything,' the ADA said again. ' 'I'm going to Mirandize him anyway,' Emerson said. ' He shook Barr by the shoulder and got half-opened eyes in response.
Massive tissue damage, entry and exit wounds, no lodged bullets. 'Hollow points,' the pathologist said. ' Emerson turned and looked at the ornamental pool. Six bullets in there, he thought. Five through-and-throughs, and one miss. The pool was finally empty by nine fifteen. The fire department hoses started sucking air. All that was left was a quarter-inch of scummy grit, and a lot of trash. Emerson had the lights re-angled and sent twelve recruits from the Academy over the walls, six from one end and six from the other.
He reached the base of the wall and lay flat on the ground, pressed up tight against the raw concrete. Then he squirmed up into a sitting position. Then he knelt. He folded his right leg tight underneath him. He planted his left foot flat and his left shin vertical. He propped his left elbow on his left knee. Raised the rifle. Rested the end of the forestock on the top of the low concrete wall. Sawed it gently back and forth until it felt good and solid. Supported kneeling, the training manual called it.
Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer