You are hereHome / WPL Blog / Book Discussion : The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Book Discussion : The Road by Cormac McCarthy


By Wallingford Pub... - Posted on 25 November 2008

Wallingford Public Library with cooperation from the Connecticut Humanities Council is pleased to announce a book discussion of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction, Cormac McCarthy’s novel The Road on Thursday, December 11th in the library’s Charlotte Collins Meeting Room at 7:00 p.m.

Published in 2006, The Road is the story of a father and son who journey across a desolate landscape in post apocalyptic America. Their destination is the coast, although they don’t know what, if anything, awaits them there. Through the bleakest of circumstances and with no guarantee of salvation, the father's enduring concern for the welfare of his son is constant. The Road is an unflinching meditation on the worst and the best that humans are capable of from ultimate destructiveness to desperate tenacity and the tenderness that keeps two people alive in the face of total devastation.

Books are available from the library’s Information Desk. All are welcome. Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.



Search Our Catalog

 

Donate

Upcoming Events

 

 

Join Our Email List

 


Pinterest

 

YouTube logo

 

Follow Us On Twitter

 

Instagram

 

Questions? Text Us (203)903-8447

 

Book Seller Hours: Mon 10-6, Tues 10-2, Wed 1-8, Thurs 2-6, Fri 10-4, Sat 10-2

 

WPL on Flickr

This is a Flickr badge showing photos from Wallingford Public Library.

 

Download audiobooks & eBooks

 

Zinio: The world's largest newsstand is available through your library's web site

 


iConn databases logo

 

JobNow logo

 

Consumer Reports logo

 

Bookflix logo

 

Muzzy logo