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Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy liked to keep a low profile, typically keeping to himself and out of the spotlight. But all that changed in 2007, when Oprah Winfrey selected his novel The Road for her book club, and the film adaptation of his novel No Country For Old Men won the 2007 Academy Award for Best Picture, substantially raising public awareness of his writing.

Born Charles Joseph McCarthy in 1933 in Providence, RI, the novelist and playwright later changed his name to Cormac, meaning ‘son of Charles’ to honor his father.

McCarthy was one of six children. When he was four his family moved to Tennessee, where he grew up and attended the University of Tennessee, before...

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The Road

Cormac McCarthy




Vintage Books

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In a novel set in an indefinite, futuristic, post-apocalyptic world, a father and his young son make their way through the ruins of a devastated American landscape, struggling to survive and preserve the last remnants of their own humanity. Reprint. (A Dimensions Films/2929 Prods/Chockstone Pictures film, written by Joe Penhall, directed by John Hillcoat, releasing November 2008, starring Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, & Guy Pearce) (Science Fiction)

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Other editions: 2009, 2009, Softcover - 2009, Softcover - 2009, Softcover - 2009, Softcover - 2009, Softcover - 2008, Hardcover - 2008, Softcover - 2008, Hardcover - 2008

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