Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

Available At: Electronic, Aspen Valley (HS), DCC (HS)

Categories: Sexual

Description: Follows nine-year-old Oskar Schell as he encounters a number of interesting characters in his search for information about his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and tries to find the lock that fits the mysterious key he left behind.

YA Label?: No

Notes: This book contains sexual nudity and sexual activities.

Violations (Miller Test [MT] & Colorado Obscenity Test [CD])

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Page 42: “…that actress getting a blowjob from her normal boyfriend.”

Page 84: “He spread my legs. His palms pressed gently at the insides of my thighs. My thighs pressed back. His palms pressed out.”

Page 127: “She pulled her shirt over her head, I held her breast in my hands, it was awkward and it was natural. She pulled my shirt over my head. In the moment I couldn’t see.”

Page 275: “She took my hand from her shoulder and pressed it between her legs. She didn’t turn her head to the side, she didn’t close her eyes, she stared at our hands between her legs. I felt like I was killing something. She undid my belt and unzipped my pants, she reached her hand under my underpants, ‘I’m nervous’, I said by smiling, ‘It’s OK’.”

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