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Also by Emma Donoghue:

Frog Music, April 2014
Hardcover
Astray, November 2012
Hardcover
Room, September 2010
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Room
Emma Donoghue

Little, Brown and Company
September 2010
On Sale: September 13, 2010
336 pages
ISBN: 0316098337
EAN: 9780316098335
Hardcover
$24.99
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Mystery | Thriller Psychological

To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it's where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. 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 is the prison where Old Nick has held her captive for seven years. Through determination, ingenuity, and fierce motherly love, Ma has created a life for Jack. But she knows it's not enough...not for her or for him. She devises a bold escape plan, one that relies on her young son's bravery and a lot of luck. What she does not realize is just how unprepared she is for the plan to actually work.

Told entirely in the language of the energetic, pragmatic five-year-old Jack, ROOM is a celebration of resilience and the limitless bond between parent and child, a brilliantly executed novel about what it means to journey from one world to another.

Media Buzz

Morning Edition - April 3, 2014
On Point - December 30, 2010
Diane Rehm Show - NPR - December 9, 2010
On Point - December 6, 2010
Today - October 24, 2010
Good Morning America - September 27, 2010
All Things Considered - September 27, 2010

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