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Author: Emma Donoghue
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction   Archival Material : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. The sociopath, whom Jack has dubbed Old Nick, visits at night, grudgingly doling out food and supplies. But Ma, as Jack calls her, proves to be resilient and resourceful--and  Read more...
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Title: Room [set of 10] : a novel /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 9780316098335; 0316098337; 9780316098328; 0316098329
Description: 10 books (296 pages) ; 25 cm + 1 booklet
Responsibility: Emma Donoghue.
Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction.
Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Year: 2011.
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books.,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2010006983
OCLC No.: 811605421

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Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. The sociopath, whom Jack has dubbed Old Nick, visits at night, grudgingly doling out food and supplies. But Ma, as Jack calls her, proves to be resilient and resourceful--and attempts a nail-biting escape.
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