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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
In a novel set in an indefinite, futuristic, post-apocalyptic world, a father and his young son make their way through the ruins of a devastated American landscape, struggling to survive and preserve the last remnants of their own humanity
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
EYP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCarthy, Cormac
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
  • Ethics
  • Hunger
  • Disasters
  • Ethics
  • Apocalyptic fiction
  • Hunger
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • Ethics
  • Fathers and sons
  • Hunger
  • Regression (Civilization)
  • Survival
  • Voyages and travels
Target audience
adult
Label
The road, Cormac McCarthy
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm86175912
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780307387899
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)86175912
Label
The road, Cormac McCarthy
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm86175912
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780307387899
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)86175912

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