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Room : a novel : [book discussion kit]

Author: Emma Donoghue; Pioneer Library System.
Publisher: 2011.
Edition/Format:   Kit   Visual material : English : [Book discussion group ed.]
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Kit
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Donoghue; Pioneer Library System.
ISBN: 9780316098335 0316098337
OCLC Number: 699810063
Notes: Book published: Little, Brown and Company, 2010.
Title from tag attached to tote bag.
Assembled by the Collection Development staff of the Pioneer Library System for use by book discussion groups.
Each copy: 321 p. ; 24 cm.
Discussion guide, author information and discussion group tips contained in accompanying notebook.
Target Audience: For use by: Book discussion groups in the Pioneer Library System of New York.
Description: 10 identical v. in tote bag 31 x 37 x 11 cm. + 1 notebook with discussion guide, author information, discussion group tips.
Contents: 10 copies of Room --
A discussion guide --
Author information --
Discussion group tips.
Responsibility: Emma Donoghue.

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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.

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