|Statement||Janet Paschal ; photography by Tamara Reynolds.|
|LC Classifications||BR1725.P266 A3 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||68 p. :|
|Number of Pages||68|
|LC Control Number||96048099|
Book Summary The novel begins with the man and boy in the woods, the boy asleep, as the two of them are making their journey along the road. If you are interested in this book you can scroll through "Readers also enjoyed", "Lists that contain The Road", and other books by Cormac McCarthy on The Road's main page. It predictably ranks high on the following lists: Best post-apocalyptic fiction, Most depressing book of all time, This is the end, Darkest books of all time, and more. The Road describes the journey south taken by a young boy and his father after an unnamed catastrophe has struck the world. The man and the boy, who also remain unnamed throughout the entire novel, travel through the rough terrain of the southeastern United : Cormac Mccarthy. Most bibliophiles would agree that there's nothing better than a really, really good book. Whether you're turning the pages in your local coffee shop or curled up in a comfy armchair at home, books have the power to soothe, delight, and keep their readers company in a way that few other things can—and the best part is, they're portable.
Maybe I'm weird but that book - and that scene in particular - got me thinking all sorts of unorthodox thoughts that somehow spoiled the suspension of disbelief for me and kind of ended up giving me a sense of dissapointment in the entire work: Spoiler. It's a shame because overall I found the book to be really good. BTW. The road is probably one of my favorite books. I love Cormac McCarthy's sparse and poetic text. I really would not change a thing. This book is a : Cormac Mccarthy. There needs to be a special critical category for "novels" that are actually nonfictional 1st person memoirs of real events with the names changed: Heart of Darkness, Sons and Lovers, The Sun Also Rises, On the Road, many others. On the Road is a great memoir, whether than makes it a good novel is another matter. level 2 3 points 7 years ago. This book was named one of the best books of the year by The Washington Post, Time theSkimm, Refinery29, Town & Country, Bustle, and the New York Public Library, among many others. Once you listen.
The Good Red Road captures the tension between Indians and whites, reveals the continuing importance of religion among the Lakotas, and depicts the differences among Indians. Finally, the book is a journey of self-discovery by Lincoln and his students, one of them coauthor Al Logan Slagle, a Cherokee Indian and later an advocate for Indian by: 5. The Known World by Edward P. Jones, read by Kevin Free. This devastating book may not be ideal for a road trip situation. But still, I felt a palpable summer atmosphere in this story of a fictional Virginia district at the height of slavery, whose most remarkable slave-owner is a free black : Rachel Smalter Hall. Not for sale or reproduction. ©Good Road » More Testimonials Read what educators have to say.» Research Research that supports this evidence-based success approach. Download » Good Road Champions; Meet the educators with a powerful mission.» Newsletter Click here to receive innovative ideas from Choosing a Good Road. Please be aware that this discussion guide may contain spoilers! ABOUT THIS BOOK Set in the smoking ashes of a postapocalyptic America, Cormac McCarthy's The Road tells the story of a man and his son's journey toward the sea and an uncertain salvation. The world they pass through is a ghastly vision of scorched countryside and blasted cities "held by cores of blackened looters who tunneled.