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The Stand [compact Disc]

By Stephen King, 1947-

This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death.

And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides -- or are chosen. A world in which good rides on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abigail -- and the worst nightmares of evil are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the dark man.

In 1978 Stephen King published The Stand, the novel that is now considered to be one of his finest works. But as it was first published, The Stand was incomplete, since more than 150,000 words had been cut from the original manuscript.

Now Stephen King's apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil has been restored to its entirety. The Stand : The Complete And Uncut Edition includes more than five hundred pages of material previously deleted, along with new material that King added as he reworked the manuscript for a new generation. It gives us new characters and endows familiar ones with new depths. It has a new beginning and a new ending. What emerges is a gripping work with the scope and moral comlexity of a true epic.

For hundreds of thousands of fans who read The Stand in its original version and wanted more, this new edition is Stephen King's gift. And those who are reading The Stand for the first time will discover a triumphant and eerily plausible work of the imagination that takes on the issues that will determine our survival.

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Nonmusical Sound Recording

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9780449008607


Format: Nonmusical Sound Recording
Author: King, Stephen, 1947-
Summary: This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides or are chosen. A world in which good rides on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abigail.
Title: The stand [compact disc] / Stephen King.
Publisher Date: [Westminster, MD] : Books on Tape, p2012.
Subject: Biological warfare -- Research -- Fiction. Epidemics -- Fiction Influenza -- United States -- Fiction. Good and evil -- Fiction
Isbn: 9780449008607
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 0
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: F King
Oclc: 767644834
Upc: 9780449008607
Bib Id: 383964

Format: Nonmusical Sound Recording
Author: King, Stephen, 1947-
Summary: This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides or are chosen. A world in which good rides on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abigail.
Title: The stand [compact disc] / Stephen King.
Edition: Unabridged.
Publisher, Date: [Westminster, MD] : Books on Tape, p2012.
Description: 27 sound discs (ca. 2040 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects: Biological warfare -- Research -- Fiction.
Subjects: Epidemics -- Fiction
Subjects: Influenza -- United States -- Fiction.
Subjects: Good and evil -- Fiction
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.
Genre: Audiobooks
Other Author: Gardner, Grover
Notes: Title from web page.
Notes: Compact discs.
Notes: Duration: 34:00:00.
Notes: Read by Grover Gardner.
ISBN: 9780449008607
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 0
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: F King
Medium: [compact disc]