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Room : a novel

Author: Emma Donoghue
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView 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: Thrillers (Fiction)
Suspense fiction
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 9780316223232 0316223239
OCLC Number: 818786291
Description: 361 pages ; 18 cm
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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