THE ROAD, by Cormac McCarthy - 2006 [Uncorrected Proof]


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The Road

by Cormac McCarthy

Scarce Uncorrected Proof. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Publishers, 2006.

Softback is overall in VERY GOOD++ condition.

  • Volume features blue covers with black text on front and spine.
  • Book exhibits minimal overall wear.
  • Wraps display minimal edgewear, with minimal bumping to head corner on back, and slight creasing along 0.75" approx. to head of front shoulder.
  • Back cover exhibits some faint, tiny smudges on lower part of wrap. (See photos)
  • Spine shows minimal rubbing to ends.
  • Binding is secure throughout.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20200130

239 pages. 5.5 x 9.25 inches.

Book features blue wraps with black text on front and spine. Volume additionally features black glossy half-title page with title and name of author in color.

Features a one page ad/review for the novel, as well as a summary of novel with B&W photograph of author, and list of prices for other books by the author.

As with McCarthy's other novels, adventure is the main achievement of this story, which unfolds in a harsh American wilderness. The protagonists are a man and his young son, who are alone in that cruel, merciless environment. It is a tale at once of brutality and filial love, in which both characters only have one another and the ever-enduring hope for survival and better times. 

Cormac McCarthy (b. 1933) is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He is the author of ten novels that belong to the Southern Gothic, Western, and post-apocalyptic genres. Several of his writings have been adapted for the screen.

EDITION POINTS: Very Scarce Uncorrected Proof. 

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