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Breaking! Oprah chooses ‘The Road’ for her next book club pick

Posted by: Suburbarazzi - Posted in Cormac McCarthy, Oprah Winfrey on Mar 28, 2007

Written by the masterful (and reclusive) Cormac McCarthy, “The Road” tells the story of a father and young son wandering through a post-apocalyptic American landscape trying to reach the sea, after the boy’s mother kills herself (yet, somehow, it’s not a comedy). McCarthy, 73, the author of nine previous novels, is known for his dark and often brutal prose, so his sit-down with Oprah should be interesting.

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(AP Photos/Alfred A. Knopf, Derek Shapton)

 
 
 
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