The Resource The road, Cormac McCarthy

The road, Cormac McCarthy

Label
The road
Title
The road
Statement of responsibility
Cormac McCarthy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prizes.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
145594
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCarthy, Cormac
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • Voyages and travels
  • Regression (Civilization)
  • Survival skills
  • Science fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The road, Cormac McCarthy
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
241 p.
Isbn
9780307265432
Lccn
2006023629
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780307265432
Label
The road, Cormac McCarthy
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
241 p.
Isbn
9780307265432
Lccn
2006023629
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780307265432

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