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To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. The Wall Street Journal. For other uses, see The Road mcccarthy. This distresses the boy causing the father to return and leave the man’s clothes and shoes on the road, but the man is nowhere to be found.
Tags What are tags? He tells the boy he can talk to him in prayer after he is gone, and that he must continue without him. This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat Eventually they find a single man with the cart, the father threatens him and forces him to strip naked.
Voyages and travels — Fiction. The Road has received numerous positive reviews and honors since its publication.
A televised interview on The Oprah Winfrey Show was conducted on June 5, and it was McCarthy’s first, though he had been interviewed for the print media before. Lists What are lists? He convinces the boy he is one of the “good guys”, and after helping the boy wrap his father in blankets in the woods, takes him under his protection.
Their names are never revealed in the story. They soon run out of supplies again and begin to starve before finding a house containing more food to carry in their cart, but the man’s condition is worsening.
When they rroga a house for supplies, they discover a locked cellar containing captives whom cannibal gangs have been eating limb by limb, and flee into the woods. Works by Cormac McCarthy. The boy becomes ill, and after spending some time on the beach recovering, their cart is stolen and they desperately look for it and those who took it. He is finally approached by a man carrying drogz shotgun, who has a wife and two children, a boy and a girl.
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Retrieved May 2, As they near starvation, the pair discovers a concealed bunker filled with food, mccarthh, and other supplies. The pair have a revolverbut only two rounds. In other projects Wikiquote. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Skip to content Skip to search. Separate different tags with a comma.
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None of your libraries hold this item. One of the scenarios involved survivors turning to cannibalism: Home All editions This editionPolish, Book edition: We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? The father has taught the boy to use the gun on himself if necessary, to avoid falling into the hands of cannibals.
This single location in All: This single location in Australian Capital Territory: The boy’s mother, pregnant with him at the time of the disaster, committed suicide at some point before the story begins.
Views Read Edit View history. The novel was also dedicated to his son; in a way it is a love story for jccarthy son, but McCarthy felt embarrassed to admit it on television.
In an interview with John Jurgensen of The Wall Street JournalMcCarthy described conversations he and his brother had about different scenarios for an apocalypse.
They stay there for several days, regaining their strength, and then move on, taking lots of supplies from the bunker with them in a new cart. Retrieved 21 October The pair reaches the sea, where they discover a boat drifting ashore. In an interview with Oprah WinfreyMcCarthy said that the inspiration for the book came during a visit to El Paso, Texaswith his young son.
A father and his young son journey across post-apocalyptic America some years after an extinction event. In a town inland, the father is shot in the leg with an arrow by a husband and wife. A film adaptation of the novel, directed by John Hillcoat and written by Joe Penhallopened in theatres on November 25, The New York Review of Books.