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The Road (2006)
Front Cover Book Details
Genre Fiction
Subject Fathers and sons - Fiction; Regression (Civilization) - Fiction; Survival skills - Fiction; Voyages and travels - Fiction
Publication Date 9/26/2006
Format Hardcover (9.3 x 5.7 mm)
Publisher Knopf
Language English
Extras Dust Jacket; Dust Jacket Cover
Description
A 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.
Personal Details
Store AbeBooks
Purchase Price $24.00
Acquire Date 6/17/2009
Rating 0
Links Library of Congress
Product Details
LoC Classification 0ibc
ISBN 0307265439
Edition [1st ed.]
Cover Price $24.95
No. of Pages 241
First Edition Yes
Rare No
Notes
Sales Order No.: 65271784

Bookseller: Magus Books
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Estimated Delivery Date: July 7, 2009

Author: McCarthy, Cormac
Title: The Road
Bookseller Book No.: 3459
Price: US$ 20.00

Book Description: Near-fine with sunning to the bottom edge of the front board (otherwise clean and tight), in a fine dust jacket. Not the common book club edition. Basis for the upcoming film; a nice copy.

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