Top Marketplace offers for ISBN

9780316098328

Room: A Novel

Donoghue, Emma Author

Image Not Available

To five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits.

Room is home to Jack, but to Ma it's the prison where she has been held for seven years. Through her fierce love for her son, she has created a life for him in this eleven-by-eleven-foot space. But with Jack's curiosity building alongside her own desperation, she knows that Room cannot contain either much longer.

Room is a tale at once shocking, riveting, exhilarating--a story of unconquerable love in harrowing circumstances, and of the diamond-hard bond between a mother and her child.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

Amazon Best of the Month, September 2010: In many ways, Jack is a typical 5-year-old. He likes to read books, watch TV, and play games with his Ma. But Jack is different in a big way--he has lived his entire life in a single room, sharing the tiny space with only his mother and an unnerving nighttime visitor known as Old Nick. For Jack, Room is the only world he knows, but for Ma, it is a prison in which she has tried to craft a normal life for her son. When their insular world suddenly expands beyond the confines of their four walls, the consequences are piercing and extraordinary. Despite its profoundly disturbing premise, Emma Donoghue's Room is rife with moments of hope and beauty, and the dogged determination to live, even in the most desolate circumstances. A stunning and original novel of survival in captivity, readers who enter Room will leave staggered, as though, like Jack, they are seeing the world for the very first time. --Lynette Mong

About the Author:

Born in Dublin in 1969, Emma Donoghue is an Irish emigrant twice over: she spent eight years in Cambridge doing a PhD in eighteenth-century literature before moving to London, Ontario, where she lives with her partner and their two children. She also migrates between genres, writing literary history, biography, stage and radio plays as well as fairy tales and short stories. She is best known for her novels, which range from the historical ( Slammerkin, Life Mask, Landing, The Sealed Letter) to the contemporary ( Stir-Fry, Hood, Landing). Her international bestseller Room was a New York Times Best Book of 2010 and was a finalist for the Man Booker, Commonwealth, and Orange Prizes. For more information, visit www.emmadonoghue.com.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Donoghue, Emma Author
Published by Back Bay Books
ISBN 10: 0316098329 ISBN 13: 9780316098328
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
CBOBOOKS
(Murfreesboro, TN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Back Bay Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0316098329 Fast Shipping! Publisher's overstock. Bookseller Inventory # ABC07241400052

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 2.27
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Donoghue, Emma Author
Published by Back Bay Books
ISBN 10: 0316098329 ISBN 13: 9780316098328
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Orion Tech
(Oak Ridge, TN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Back Bay Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0316098329 . Bookseller Inventory # GRW7024ACPA021615H0031P

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 2.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Donoghue, Emma Author
Published by Back Bay Books
ISBN 10: 0316098329 ISBN 13: 9780316098328
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Your Online Bookstore
(Houston, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Back Bay Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0316098329. Bookseller Inventory # GRW7977WBAT021015H0791B

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 2.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.45
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Donoghue, Emma Author
Published by Back Bay Books (2011)
ISBN 10: 0316098329 ISBN 13: 9780316098328
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Back Bay Books, 2011. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: " Room is that rarest of entities, an entirely original work of art. I mean it as the highest possible praise when I tell you that I can't compare it to any other book. Suffice to say that it's potent, darkly beautiful, and revelatory."-- Michael Cunningham, author of The Hours and By Nightfall. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0316098329

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 7.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Donoghue, Emma Author
Published by Back Bay Books
ISBN 10: 0316098329 ISBN 13: 9780316098328
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
scafurobooks
(Hatchville, MA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Back Bay Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0316098329 New HARDCOVER. Tight & clean. Bookseller Inventory # 011915A

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Donoghue, Emma Author
Published by Back Bay Books
ISBN 10: 0316098329 ISBN 13: 9780316098328
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
scafurobooks
(Hatchville, MA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Back Bay Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0316098329 New HARDCOVER. Tight & clean. Bookseller Inventory # 011515D

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Donoghue, Emma Author
Published by Back Bay Books (2011)
ISBN 10: 0316098329 ISBN 13: 9780316098328
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Poverty Hill Books
(La Grange, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Back Bay Books, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. BRAND NEW, Perfect Shape, No Black Remainder Mark,Fast Shipping With Online Tracking, International Orders shipped Global Priority Air Mail, All orders handled with care and shipped promptly in secure packaging, we ship Mon-Sat and send shipment confirmation emails. Our customer service is friendly, we answer emails fast, accept returns and work hard to deliver 100% Customer Satisfaction!. Bookseller Inventory # 9032135

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Donoghue, Emma Author
ISBN 10: 0316098329 ISBN 13: 9780316098328
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
book enterprises
(fall river, MA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. BRAND NEW BOOK! A+ CUSTOMER SERVICE! 100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE! FAST, SAME BUSINESS DAY SHIPPING!. Bookseller Inventory # 2TR94J001J8F

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 4.80
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Donoghue, Emma Author
ISBN 10: 0316098329 ISBN 13: 9780316098328
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
FOURSEASONS4JOY, LLC
(CHICAGO, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 0316098329BNA

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 6.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Donoghue, Emma Author
Published by Hachette Book Group
ISBN 10: 0316098329 ISBN 13: 9780316098328
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hachette Book Group. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0316098329

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 26 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book