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The Resource Room : a novel, Emma Donoghue

Room : a novel, Emma Donoghue

Label
Room : a novel
Title
Room
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Emma Donoghue
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Summary
A five-year-old narrates a story about his life growing up in a single room where his mother aims to protect him from the man who has held her prisoner for seven years since she was a teenager
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Alex Award, 2011.
  • CBA Libris Award for Fiction Book of the Year, 2011.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Caribbean and Canada: Best Book, 2011.
  • Evergreen Award (Ontario), 2011.
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2010.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Fiction, 2011.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 9-12, 2012.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
  • Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, 2010.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
355706
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Room : a novel, Emma Donoghue
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 321 pages
Isbn
9780316098335
Isbn Type
(hdbk.)
Lccn
2010006983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)542263633
  • 1/521218
  • OCoLC
Label
Room : a novel, Emma Donoghue
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 321 pages
Isbn
9780316098335
Isbn Type
(hdbk.)
Lccn
2010006983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)542263633
  • 1/521218
  • OCoLC

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