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The Road

By Cormac McCarthy, 1933-

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PULITZER PRIZE WINNER
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A New York Times Notable Book
One of the Best Books of the Year
The 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 Post


The 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 other.

The Road is the profoundly moving story of a journey. It boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, but in which the father and his son, "each the other's world entire," are sustained by love. Awesome in the totality of its vision, it is an unflinching meditation on the worst and the best that we are capable of: ultimate destructiveness, desperate tenacity, and the tenderness that keeps two people alive in the face of total devastation.


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2006

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Format: Book
Author: McCarthy, Cormac, 1933-
Title: The road / Cormac McCarthy.
Publisher Date: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
Subject: Fathers and sons -- Fiction Voyages and travels -- United States -- Fiction. Regression (Civilization) -- Fiction Survival -- Fiction
Isbn: 0307265439 9780307265432
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 3
Call Number: F McCarthy
Oclc: 70630525
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Bib Id: 252940

Format: Book
Author: McCarthy, Cormac, 1933-
Title: The road / Cormac McCarthy.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
Description: 241 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Fathers and sons -- Fiction
Subjects: Voyages and travels -- United States -- Fiction.
Subjects: Regression (Civilization) -- Fiction
Subjects: Survival -- Fiction
LCCN: 2006023629
ISBN: 0307265439
ISBN: 9780307265432
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 3
Call Number: F McCarthy