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Room : a novel

Autor: Emma Donoghue
Editora: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2010.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Ficção : Inglês : 1st edVer todas as edições e formatos
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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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Tipo de Material: Ficção
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 9780316098335 0316098337 9780316125086 0316125083
Número OCLC: 542263633
Prêmios: Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, 2010.
Descrição: 321 pages ; 25 cm
Responsabilidade: 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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Powerful, Impressive

por whisner (Usuário WorldCat publicado 2011-12-30) Excelente Permalink

When I read the New York Times review of this, I wasn't sure I'd like it. But one of my book group friends suggestd we read it, and I was swept away by the story and impressed by the author's craft.

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por theresasmyly (Usuário WorldCat publicado 2011-05-07) Excelente Permalink

I found the book to be very insightful.  If you really pay attention to the "between the lines" of 5 year old Jack's perspective, there's more to this novel than some critics are saying.

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