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The Resource Room : a novel, Emma Donoghue

Room : a novel, Emma Donoghue

Label
Room : a novel
Title
Room
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Emma Donoghue
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's Jack's birthday and he's excited about turning five. Jack lives with his Ma in Room, which has a locked door and a skylight, and measures 11 feet by 11 feet. He loves watching TV but he knows that nothing he sees on screen is truly real. Until the day Ma admits that there's a world outside
Summary
A five-year-old narrates a story about his life growing up in a single room where his mother aims to protect him from the man who has held her prisoner for seven years since she was a teenager
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Alex Award, 2011.
  • CBA Libris Award for Fiction Book of the Year, 2011.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Caribbean and Canada: Best Book, 2011.
  • Evergreen Award (Ontario), 2011.
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2010.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Fiction, 2011.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 9-12, 2012.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
  • Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, 2010.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
355706
Cataloging source
OCJ
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6054.O547
LC item number
R66 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Room : a novel, Emma Donoghue
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: 2010
  • Includes: Reading group guide (10 pages, second sequence)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Presents -- Unlying -- Dying -- After -- Living
Control code
5518665
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Back Bay paperback edition.
Extent
321, 10 pages
Isbn
9780316098328
Lccn
2010006983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn724099544
  • (OCoLC)724099544
Label
Room : a novel, Emma Donoghue
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: 2010
  • Includes: Reading group guide (10 pages, second sequence)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Presents -- Unlying -- Dying -- After -- Living
Control code
5518665
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Back Bay paperback edition.
Extent
321, 10 pages
Isbn
9780316098328
Lccn
2010006983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn724099544
  • (OCoLC)724099544

Library Locations

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