The Question and Answer section for Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Since he answered all questions asked of him through his notebook (yes and no were tattooed on his palms), he would try to use his answers over again. Only writing one answer per page made this easier to accomplish.
The novel reinforces theme of family through suggestions of other family tragedies. Thomas Sr. and Grandma both experienced great loss during the Dresden bombings, and their lives provide distinct examples of how one might react to such grief....
Do you know what chapter this is in?