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- Sales Rank:4,419,258
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Edition:First Printing
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.1
- Publication Date:September 1, 1980
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In an ultra-conservative 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….
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