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Book Information: Running Man, the

Running Man, the (1982) [Novel]
by Richard Bachman Stephen King Rating: Weighted - 7.5 / Average - 7.5 of 10 (34 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

IT WAS THE ULTIMATE DEATH GAME IN A NIGHMARE FUTURE AMERICA

Each night all Americans, whether they live in the vast polluted slums or the fortress-like enclaves of the rich, tune in to the nation's favorite TV game show: The Running Man.

Each night they see if the contestant has succeeded in evading death at the hands of the Hunters as he tries to survive for thirty days and win the one-billion-dollar jackpot.

The record for survival is eight days.

But now a new contestant, Ben Richards, has set out to beat the brutal odds, beat the rigged game, beat the entire savage system. He's betting his life that he can...

Original title: The Running Man
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionPoliticalDystopia/Utopia

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Bachman Books, the (1986) [Omnibus Volume]
      Authors: Stephen King , Richard Bachman

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Running Man, the (1982)
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Language: English

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The Running Man (2007)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9780340952283
Pages: 241

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The Running Man (1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Signet
ISBN: 9780451197962
Pages: 317

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The Running Man (1988)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: New English Library
ISBN: 9780450056420
Pages: 224

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The Running Man (May 1982)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Signet
Pages: 214

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Running Man, the (May 1, 1982)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Signet
ISBN: 9780451151223
Pages: 336

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