The RoadBook - 2006
From Library Staff
McCarthy is one of the best writers out there. This one is so good, if you're up to the challenge!
Love can be sustaining in the face of devastation and loss.
This post-apocalyptic novel centers around a boy and his father trying to survive in the ruined world with the dream of reaching the coast. An award winner that is worth your time.
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So many people rate this highly, but I just couldn't appreciate a graphic depiction of a post apocalyptic America. Maybe it was my state of mind but when I read, I don't want something dead depressing no matter how well written.
A boy and his father struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic United States.
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The blackness he woke to on those nights was sightless and impenetrable. A blackness to hurt your ears with listening.
This is my child, he said. I was a dead man's brains out of his hair. That is my job.