Room

by Emma Donoghue

Hardcover, 321 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $24.99 | purchase

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Room
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Paperback, 352 pages, Little Brown & Co, $14.99, published May 5 2011 | purchase

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Room
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Emma Donoghue

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Book Summary

A 5-year-old narrates a story about his life growing up in a single room where his mother aims to protect him from the man who has held her prisoner for seven years — since she was a teenager.

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39 weeks on NPR Paperback Fiction Bestseller List

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Irish playwright and novelist Emma Donoghue is also the author of the novels The Sealed Letter, Stir Fry, Hood and Slammerkin. Her latest novel, Room, has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Nina Subin hide caption

itoggle caption Nina Subin