Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer

592 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective medium-paced
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This is the story of a fracturing family in a moment of crisis. Over the course of 3 weeks in present-day Washington DC, 3 sons watch their parents' marriage falter and their family home fall apart. Meanwhile, a larger catastrophe is engulfing ano...

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Community Reviews Summary of 2,279 reviews

Moods

reflective 83%
emotional 81%
sad 46%
funny 40%
challenging 37%
hopeful 21%
dark 18%
inspiring 12%
tense 12%
informative 4%
adventurous 3%
lighthearted 3%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 58%
medium 32%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 73% | A mix: 23% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 40% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 22%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 64% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.64

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