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Title:
Road, The
Annotation:
In this post-apocalyptic novel, a father and his son face a largely hopeless future. Their one reason for optimism is the bond of love that they share. As they journey to the coast with only a pistol to defend themselves, they encounter a variety of survivors who demonstrate the best and the worse of humankind.
Copyright:
2006
Original Copyright:
Translator:
Author:
Cormac McCarthy
Illustrator:
Grade Level Span:
9-12
Language:
English
Genre:
  • Fiction
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Science Fiction
Classification:
Culture:
Multicultural
Topic:
  • English-Language Arts/General
  • Global Social Issues
  • Growth, Development, and Sexual Health
  • War
Discipline:
English-Language Arts/General
English-Language Arts/General Standards:
Award:
Pulitzer Prize
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