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The Long Walk

Category: Book
By (author): King, Stephen
Subject:  FICTION / Dystopian
  FICTION / Horror
  FICTION / Thrillers / Psychological
  FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
Publisher: Pocket Books
Published: April 2016
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.50in x 4.12in x 0.90in
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From The Publisher*In this #1 national bestseller, "master storyteller" (Houston Chronicle) Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman, tells the tale of the contestants of a grueling walking competition where there can only be one winner-the one that survives.

"I give my congratulations to the winner among your number, and my acknowledgements of valor to the losers."

Against the wishes of his mother, sixteen-year-old Ray Garraty is about to compete in the annual grueling match of stamina and wits known as The Long Walk. One hundred boys must keep a steady pace of four miles per hour without ever stopping...with the winner being awarded "The Prize"-anything he wants for the rest of his life. But, as part of this national tournament that sweeps through a dystopian America year after year, there are some harsh rules that Garraty and ninety-nine others must adhere to in order to beat out the rest. There is no finish line-the winner is the last man standing. Contestants cannot receive any outside aid whatsoever. Slow down under the speed limit and you're given a warning. Three warnings and you're out of the game-permanently....