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The Resource The road, Cormac McCarthy, (electronic resource.)

The road, Cormac McCarthy, (electronic resource.)

Label
The road
Title
The road
Statement of responsibility
Cormac McCarthy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
NATIONAL BESTSELLERPULITZER PRIZE WINNER National Book Critic's Circle Award FinalistA New York Times Notable BookOne of the Best Books of the YearThe Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, The Denver Post, The Kansas City Star, Los Angeles Times, New York, People, Rocky Mountain News, Time, The Village Voice, The Washington PostThe searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to become Cormac McCarthy's masterpiece.A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food--and each..
Summary
Apocalypse grips the earth; wildlife has disappeared; and starvation prevails. Amidst this bleak backdrop, a man and his young son slowly make their way toward the coast. Avoiding roves of marauding cannibals and fighting off starvation, they gain hope and stamina in knowing they are some of the remaining few virtuous people
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2007.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2006.
  • James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, 2006.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2006.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2007.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
145594
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCarthy, Cormac
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Vintage International
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The road, Cormac McCarthy, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FABCA494-CB0A-43E3-8583-0056281F7CAB
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307267450
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FABCA494-CB0A-43E3-8583-0056281F7CAB
Label
The road, Cormac McCarthy, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FABCA494-CB0A-43E3-8583-0056281F7CAB
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307267450
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FABCA494-CB0A-43E3-8583-0056281F7CAB

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