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Room [set of 10] : a novel

Author: Emma Donoghue
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction   Archival Material : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 9780316098335 0316098337 9780316098328 0316098329
OCLC Number: 811605421
Description: 10 books (296 pages) ; 25 cm + 1 booklet
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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