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The long walk
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In an ultraconservative America of the not-too-distant future when America has become a police state, the annual marathon is the ultimate sports competition. One hundred boys are selected each year to enter a grueling 450-mile marathon walk. The game is simple: maintain a steady walking pace of four miles per hour without stopping. Three warnings and you"re out--permanently. The winner will be awarded whatever he wants for the rest of his life; but a single misstep could be the last.
|Statement||Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman|
|LC Classifications||PS3561.I483 L66 2016|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 391 pages|
|Number of Pages||391|
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This book clearly came from the same place in Bachman’s brain as The Running Man. It’s set around a sort of Battle Royale / Hunger games scenario that’s stripped back to a super basic core - walking.
Non stop walking. It would be hard for most authors to take something so basic and make it enjoyable for so long, but not King / Bachman.
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Arn, Jackson. "A Long Walk to Water Chapter 4." LitCharts. LitCharts LLC, 31 Aug Web. 23 Feb Arn, Jackson. "A Long Walk to Water Chapter 4." LitCharts. It’s the story of the long walk out, as they say, from the Humvee to the bomb in the street, and the long look back.” – Larry Heinemann, author of the National Book Award-winning Paco’s Story and Close Quarters “Castner has written a powerful book about the long cost of.
Mar 11, · Long Walk to Freedom is his moving and exhilarating autobiography, destined to take its place among the finest memoirs of history's greatest figures. Here for the first time, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela told the extraordinary story of his life -- an epic of /5(12).
The Long Walk A Novel (Book): King, Stephen: In an ultraconservative America of the not-too-distant future when America has become a police state, the annual marathon is the ultimate sports competition. One hundred boys are selected each year to enter a grueling mile marathon walk.
The game is simple: maintain a steady walking pace of four miles per hour without stopping. Three warnings. Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela tells the life story of South Africa’s first post-apartheid president.
Mandela rose to the leadership of the antiapartheid struggle to become one of the 20th century’s most iconic world leaders. He began writing the book in prison inand it was published in Feb 22, · Stephen King has 54 novels under his belt.
I'm here to tell you which one is the hands down, no doubt, absolute best. The Long Walk is a novel King released under his pseudonym Richard Bachman in It was the first novel he wrote (Carrie was the first one to be published), which is impressive, considering how good it epapersjournal.icu was still in college at the time.Apr 01, · The Long Walk is a novel of fate and persistence more than anything, about how a man can be faced with insurmountable misfortune, only to reject the fate prescribed and pursue a different destiny.
The Long Walk differs from the film almost entirely, almost half the book deals with the narrators trial, and journey to place of imprisonment, and /5().