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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 this postapocalyptic novel, 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. They 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. This book 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. 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.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
SDL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCarthy, Cormac
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • Voyages and travels
  • Regression (Civilization)
  • Survival
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
1059875
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage International edition
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780307387899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1059875
  • (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
1059875
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage International edition
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780307387899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1059875
  • (OCoLC)86175912

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