The Running Man

The Running Man

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by Stephen King
     
 

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In the year 2025, the best men don’t run for President, they run for their lives….

Ben Richards is out of work and out of luck. His eighteen-month-old daughter is sick, and neither Ben nor his wife can afford to take her to a doctor. For a man with no cash and no hope from the poor side of town, there’s only one thing to do: become a

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In the year 2025, the best men don’t run for President, they run for their lives….

Ben Richards is out of work and out of luck. His eighteen-month-old daughter is sick, and neither Ben nor his wife can afford to take her to a doctor. For a man with no cash and no hope from the poor side of town, there’s only one thing to do: become a contestant on one of the Network’s Games, shows where you can win more money than you’ve ever dreamed of—or die trying. Now, Ben’s going prime-time on the Network’s highest-rated viewer participation show. And he’s about to become prey for the masses….

With an introduction by the author, “The Importance of Being Bachman”

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“Under any name King mesmerizes the reader.”—Chicago Sun-Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451197962
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
102,744
Product dimensions:
4.15(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.93(d)
Lexile:
700L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

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