In this #1 national bestseller, “master storyteller” (Houston Chronicle) Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman, tells the tale of the contestants of a grueling walking competition where there can only be one winner—the one that survives. In the near future, when America has become a police state, one hundred boys are selected to enter an annual contest where the winner will be awarded whatever he wants for the rest of his life. Among them is sixteen-year-old Ray Garraty, and he knows the rules—keep a steady walking pace of four miles per hour without stopping. Three warnings and you’re out—permanently. With an introduction by Stephen King on “The Importance of Being Bachman.”

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Genre Book : Fiction
Author : Stephen King
Editor : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2016-04-19
File Download : 400 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781501143823
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The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya’s in an astonishing and moving way.

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Genre Book : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Linda Sue Park
Editor : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2010-11-15
File Download : 128 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0547532849
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Slavomir Rawicz was a young Polish cavalry officer. On 19th November 1939 he was arrested by the Russians and after brutal interrogation he was sentenced to 25 years in the Gulags. After a three month journey to Siberia in the depths of winter he escaped with six companions, realising that to stay in the camp meant almost certain death. In June 1941 they crossed the trans-Siberian railway and headed south, climbing into Tibet and freedom nine months later in March 1942 after travelling on foot through some of the harshest regions in the world, including the Gobi Desert. First published in 1956, this is one of the world's greatest true stories of adventure, survival and escape, has been the inspiration for the film The Way Back, directed by Peter Weir and starring Colin Farrell and Ed Harris.

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Genre Book : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Slavomir Rawicz
Editor : Hachette UK
Release : 2010-06-29
File Download : 160 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781849016803
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A memoir by a bomb-disposal veteran of the Iraq War traces his three tours of duty in the Middle East and his team's daily life-threatening efforts to stop roadside bombers, sharing additional coverage of the challenges he faced while reacclimating to civilian life. 75,000 first printing.

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Genre Book : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Brian Castner
Editor : Anchor
Release : 2013-04-09
File Download : 222 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780307950871
Price : FREE

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Presents an overview of the history of the Navajo Indians, with a detailed account of how the United States Government, represented by Kit Carson, forced them on a 300-mile walk from their homeland in the Southwest to a prison camp at Bosque Redondo, NewMexico, in 1864, and their eventual return home after the United States-Navajo Treaty of 1868.

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Genre Book : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Raymond Bial
Editor : Benchmark Books
Release : 2002-03
File Download : 94 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0761413227
Price : FREE

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In a futuristic America ruled by ultraconservatives one hundred of the nation's hardiest boys must endure a five-hundred-mile marathon race in order to win fame and fortune

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Genre Book : Fiction
Author : Richard Bachman
Editor : Turtleback
Release : 1999-01
File Download : 370 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0606169245
Price : FREE

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In 1863, the Dine (Navajo) faced transformations to their way of life with the Americans' determination to first subjugate and then remove them to a reservation in order to begin their assimilation to American culture. This book exposes the series of events that facilitated the Navajo's removal from their homeland, their experiences during the Long Walk, their time at the Bosque Redondo reservation, their return home, and the ways in which they remember the Long Walk and the Bosque Redondo.

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Genre Book : Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation (N.M.)
Author : Jennifer Denetdale
Editor : Infobase Publishing
Release : 2009-01-01
File Download : 143 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781438103914
Price : FREE

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In this picture book companion to the bestseller A Long Walk to Water, a young South Sudanese girl goes on a journey that requires determination, persistence, and compassion. Young Nya takes little sister Akeer along on the two-hour walk to fetch water for the family. But Akeer becomes too ill to walk, and Nya faces the impossible: her sister and the full water vessel together are too heavy to carry. As she struggles, she discovers that if she manages to take one step, then another, she can reach home and Mama’s care. Bold, impressionistic paintings by Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brian Pinkney evoke the dry, barren landscape and the tenderness between the two sisters. An afterword discusses the process of providing clean water in South Sudan to reduce waterborne illness.

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Genre Book : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Linda Sue Park
Editor : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2019-09-03
File Download : 32 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780358168492
Price : FREE

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The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in the world. As president of the African National Congress and head of South Africa's antiapartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving the nation toward multiracial government and majority rule. He is revered everywhere as a vital force in the fight for human rights and racial equality. LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is his moving and exhilarating autobiography, destined to take its place among the finest memoirs of history's greatest figures. Here for the first time, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela tells the extraordinary story of his life--an epic of struggle, setback, renewed hope, and ultimate triumph.

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Genre Book : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Nelson Mandela
Editor : Little, Brown
Release : 2008-03-11
File Download : 576 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0759521042
Price : FREE

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An epic of the western frontier brings together Manuelito, a warrior sworn to free his people from white tyranny; Joseph, who desperately seeks his abducted wife and son; and Shining Eyes, a man torn between two cultures. Original.

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Genre Book : Fiction
Author : Robert E. Vardeman
Editor : Pinnacle Books
Release : 1996
File Download : 415 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0786003057
Price : FREE

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