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The Road

The Road( )
Author: McCarthy, Cormac
ISBN:978-0-307-26543-2
Publication Date:Sep 2006
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book 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...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Dystopian
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Fiction / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.84 x 9.57 x 1.06 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds
Author Biography
McCarthy, Cormac (Author)
Cormac McCarthy was born in Providence, Rhode Island on July 20, 1933. He attended the University of Tennessee, but interrupted his studies for four years to join the U.S. Air Force.

His first novel, The Orchard Keeper, was published in 1965. His other works include Outer Dark, Child of God, Suttree, and Blood Meridian. All the Pretty Horses, the first part of the Border Trilogy, which also includes The Crossing and Cities of the Plains, won the National Book Award in 1992. His novel No Country for Old Men was adapted into a film in 2007. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for The Road. He has also written plays and screenplays.

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