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Room

byEmma Donoghue

Mass Market Paperback | June 26, 2012

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To five-year-old Jack, Room is the world. It’s where he was born. It’s where he and Ma eat and sleep and play and learn. There are endless wonders that let loose Jack’s imagination: the snake under Bed that he constructs out of eggshells; the imaginary world projected through the TV; the coziness of Wardrobe, where Ma tucks him in safely at night, in case Old Nick comes.

Room is home to Jack, but to Ma, it’s the prison where she’s been held since she was nineteen—for seven long years. Through her fierce love for her son, she has created a life for him in that eleven-by-eleven-foot space. But Jack’s curiosity is building alongside Ma’s own desperation, and she knows that Room cannot contain either indefinitely.

Told in the inventive, funny and poignant voice of Jack, Room is a celebration of resilience—and a powerful story of a mother and son whose love lets them survive the impossible.

EMMA DONOGHUE has published six novels, including the internationally acclaimed and bestsellingSlammerkin,Life MaskandThe Sealed Letter, which was longlisted for the Giller Prize. Her most recent book,Room, won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award and the Man Booker Pri...
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Title:RoomFormat:Mass Market PaperbackProduct dimensions:432 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 1.08 inShipping dimensions:432 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 1.08 inPublished:June 26, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1443413690

ISBN - 13:9781443413695

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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