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The Road by  Cormac McCARTHY - Paperback - First Edition - 2006 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (SKU: 348927)

The Road

The Road by  Cormac McCARTHY - Paperback - First Edition - 2006 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (SKU: 348927)

The Road

by McCARTHY, Cormac

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About This Item

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. Softcover. Fine. Advance issue consisting of canvas tape bound photomechanically reproduced sheets of the almost finished manuscript in publisher's printed wrappers, with a few scattered hand notations also reproduced. Quarto. Fine. Letter from Knopf's Publicity Department laid in, dated a half year before the book's release. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Very scarce - only a small number of these advance copies were issued. Although we have not done a thorough comparison, this preliminary text appears to have slight variations from the published version.

Synopsis

The Road is a 2006 novel by American writer Cormac McCarthy. It is a post-apocalyptic tale of a journey taken by a father and his young son over a period of several months, across a landscape blasted by an unnamed cataclysm that destroyed all civilization and, apparently, almost all life on earth. The novel was awarded the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction in 2006.

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On Oct 27 2010, TheRareBookLady said:
It came unannounced, uninvited. Sent to me in a plain box, came a package with some typical care pack items, and one of the most outstanding books I've read in a long time, "The Road", by Cormac McCarthy. My sister sent it because she had heard it was well recieved. Well recieved is an understatement. "The Road" is not simply a book, it's an experience. A post-apocalyptic story of a man and his son, truding through the ashen country, towards the coast in hopes of finding some civilization. Some say "The Road" is just another masterpiece to add to his list of fantastic works. I'm not familiar with all of McCarthy's works, but I can attest that it is an incredibly short list in existence, displaying books that leave you changed for weeks after reading the book. I spoke to many who were not necessarily bold readers and even felt a bit disturbed for a while after finishing the book. For those of us who are bold readers, this is intriguing.

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Bookseller
Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
348927
Title
The Road
Author
McCARTHY, Cormac
Format/binding
Softcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2006
Keywords
AmerLit20thCent, PulitzerFiction, BooksIntoFilm

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About Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., founded in 1985, specializes in first editions of 20th Century American and English fiction. Our inventory of over 75,000 first editions includes: African-American literature & history, Mysteries, Detective Fiction, Drama, Books into Film and Sports books. We routinely issue extensively illustrated color catalogs, available by subscription. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA)and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Tom Congalton, founder of Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., actively promotes the ethics and standards of these professional organizations and served as President of the ABAA from 2000 to 2002.

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