The Long Walk
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- Sales Rank:2,936,149
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Media:Mass Market Paperback
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:3rd Printing
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.1
- Dimensions (in):7 x 1 x 5
- Publication Date:February 1, 1979
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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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