Room : a novel / Emma Donoghue

Author(s): Donoghue, Emma, 1969-
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Subjects: Boys--Fiction
Mother and child--Fiction
Kidnapping--Fiction
Psychopaths--Fiction
Escapes--Fiction
Suspense fiction
Psychological fiction
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2010
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: ix, 321 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Presents 1
Unlying 51
Dying 99
After 157
Living 251
Notes: LCCN: 2010006983
ISBN: 9780316098335
ISBN: 0316098337
ISBN: 9780316125086 (pbk. : international ed.)
ISBN: 0316125083 (pbk. : international ed.)
Summary: Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. The sociopath, whom Jack has dubbed Old Nick, visits at night, grudgingly doling out food and supplies. But Ma, as Jack calls her, proves to be resilient and resourceful--and attempts a nail-biting escape
OCLC Number: 542263633
ISBN/ISSN: 9780316098335
0316098337
9780316125086
0316125083