Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Chapter 8 Summary and Analysis: My Feelings

Jonathan Safran Foer

Chapter 8 Summary and Analysis: My Feelings

Chapter 8 is a continuation of chapter 4, which picks up where Oskar's grandmother left off. She explains how she misses her husband (Oskar's grandfather) and that she had a difficult time leaving the apartment they shared. She details how he took photographs of everything in the apartment and purchased the most expensive insurance policy possible just in case anything happened to their home.

Readers learn that Oskar's family jewelry business began when his grandfather got a job at a jewelry store and worked his way up to assistant manager and then manager. Oskar's grandmother also explains that although she initially sent him to the airport to get her reading material, she continued to...

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