Room : a novel / Emma Donoghue.
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|Melrose||Adult Fiction (Main Floor)||Fiction Donoghue (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 9780316098335 (hardcover) :
- ISBN: 0316098337 (hardcover) :
- ISBN: 9780316125086 (pbk. : international ed.)
- ISBN: 0316125083 (pbk. : international ed.)
- Edition: 1st 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.
|Subject:||Boys > Fiction.
Mother and child > Fiction.
Kidnapping > Fiction.
Psychopaths > Fiction.
Escapes > Fiction.
Citation: Donoghue, Emma. "Room : a novel." New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2010.