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Title: The Road Title Record # 263611
Author: Cormac McCarthy
Date: 2006-09-26
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Winner of James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction) 2007. Winner of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2007. Winner of Quill Awards: General Fiction 2007. Shortlisted for RTE Radio 1's The Tubridy Show Listeners' Choice Award 2008.
Synopsis: In this post-apocalyptic novel, a father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. They sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food--and each other. This book boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, but in which the father and his son, "each the other's world entire," are sustained by love. It is an unflinching meditation on the worst and the best that we are capable of: ultimate destructiveness, desperate tenacity, and the tenderness that keeps two people alive in the face of total devastation.--From publisher description.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
2007 German Die Straße
2007Translated by Luis Murillo Fort
Spanish La carretera
2008Translation by François Hirsch
French La route

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Road 2006-00-00 Cormac McCarthy Picador 0-330-44753-X £16.99 241
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The Road 2006-09-26 Cormac McCarthy Alfred A. Knopf 0-307-26543-9 $24.00 241
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Road 2006-10-00 Cormac McCarthy Alfred A. Knopf / SFBC 1216976   241
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Road 2007-00-00 Cormac McCarthy Vintage Books (Vintage International) 978-0-307-27792-3 $14.95 287
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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The Road 2007-00-00 Cormac McCarthy Vintage Books (Vintage International) 978-0-307-38645-8 $7.99 287
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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The Road 2007-03-00 Cormac McCarthy Alfred A. Knopf 978-0-307-26745-0 $14.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
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Die Straße 2007-03-16 Cormac McCarthy Rowohlt 978-3-498-04507-4 €19.90 252
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The Road 2007-03-28 Cormac McCarthy Vintage Books 978-0-307-38789-9 $14.95 287
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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The Road 2007-03-28 Cormac McCarthy Turtleback Books 978-1-4178-0743-7 $28.10 304
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Road 2007-03-28 Cormac McCarthy Perfection Learning 978-1-60686-219-3 $26.25 287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Road 2007-05-04 Cormac McCarthy Picador 978-0-330-44862-8 £5.99  
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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The Road 2007-06-01 Cormac McCarthy Picador 978-0-330-44754-6 £7.99 307
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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La carretera 2007-07-00 Cormac McCarthy Mondadori España (Literatura Mondadori #338) 978-84-397-2077-5   210
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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La route 2008-01-03 Cormac McCarthy Editions de l'Olivier 978-2-87929-591-6 €21.00 244
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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Die Straße 2008-04-00 Cormac McCarthy Rowohlt Taschenbuch (rororo #24600) 978-3-499-24600-5 €8.95 253
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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The Road (Movie Tie-in Edition 2008) 2008-10-14 Cormac McCarthy Vintage Books 978-0-307-45529-1 $14.95 304
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
The Road 2008-11-15 Cormac McCarthy Pan Books 978-0-330-46948-7 £6.99 310
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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The Road 2008-11-18 Cormac McCarthy Vintage Books 978-0-307-47212-0 $7.99 304
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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The Road 2009-11-06 Cormac McCarthy Picador 978-0-330-50901-5 £20.00 308
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Road (Movie Tie-in Edition 2009) 2009-11-24 Cormac McCarthy Vintage Books 978-0-307-47631-9 $7.99 304
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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The Road 2009-12-14 Cormac McCarthy Picador 978-0-330-46846-6 £7.99 320
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
Die Straße 2010-10-00 Cormac McCarthy Rowohlt Taschenbuch (rororo #24600) 978-3-499-24600-5 €8.95 253
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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The Road date unknown Cormac McCarthy Pan Books 978-0-330-46948-7   307
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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