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Lee Harper
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McCarthy Cormac (1933- )
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2000 - 2009
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Poland
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United States
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English
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To Kill a Mockingbird / Harper Lee. - London : Vintage Books, 2004. - 307 s. ; 21 cm.
Atticus Finch gives this advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel - a black man charged with attacking a white girl. Through the eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Lee explores the issues of race and class in the Deep South of the 1930s with compassion and humour. She also creates one of the great heroes of literature in their father, whose lone struggle for justice pricks the conscience of a town steeped in prejudice and hypocrisy.
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The road / Cormac McCarthy. - New York : Vintage Books, 2006. - 287 s. ; 20 cm.
A searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to become Cormac McCarthy’s masterpiece. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don’t know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food—and each other. The Road is the profoundly moving story of a journey. It boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, but in which the father and his son, “each the other’s world entire,” are sustained by love. Awesome in the totality of its vision, it is an unflinching meditation on the worst and the best that we are capable of: ultimate destructiveness, desperate tenacity, and the tenderness that keeps two people alive in the face of total devastation.
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Wypożyczalnie
There are copies available to loan: sygn. 19796 XXVIII.1 [Wypożyczalnia A], 19795 XXVIII.1 [Wypożyczalnia A] (2 egz.)
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