The Running Man
A NoveleBook - 2016
A desperate man attempts to win a reality TV game where the only objective is to stay alive in this #1 national bestseller from Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman.It was the ultimate death game in a nightmare future America. The year is 2025 and reality TV has grown to the point where people are willing to wager their lives for a chance at a billion-dollar jackpot. Ben Richards is desperate--he needs money to treat his daughter's illness. His last chance is entering a game show called The Running Man where the goal is to avoid capture by Hunters who are employed to kill him. Surviving this month-long chase is another issue when everyone else on the planet is watching--and willing to turn him in for the reward. With an introduction by Stephen King on "The Importance of Being Bachman."
Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, 2016.
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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