Here I Am
06/10/2017 - 7:00pm
- Gates of Heaven Synagogue - James Madison Park
Unfolding over four tumultuous weeks in present-day Washington, D.C., Here I Am is the story of a fracturing family in a moment of crisis. As Jacob and Julia Bloch and their three sons are forced to confront the distances between the lives they think they want and the lives they are living, a catastrophic earthquake sets in motion a quickly escalating conflict in the Middle East. At stake is the meaning of home—and the fundamental question of how much aliveness one can bear. One of the year’s most anticipated novels, Here I Am is bestselling Foer’s most searching, hard-hitting, and grandly entertaining novel yet.
Seating at this venue is general admission and extremely limited. This event is free and open to the public.
Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of the novels Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and the nonfiction book Eating Animals. His work has received numerous awards and has been translated into thirty-eight languages. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.