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Another version with the bachman books new introduction "The Importance of Being Bachman" was published in to coincide with the release of the bachman books new Bachman novel The Regulators. For example, "Treadmill to Bucks" where the contestants all have heart or respiratory problems. They are put on a treadmill, and for every minute they walk while keeping up conversation with the show host, they win ten dollars.

Every couple of minutes, they'll be asked a question, and if they get it right, they'll get fifty dollars. If they get it wrong, fifty dollars is deducted from their winnings so far, and the treadmill's speed is increased.

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And that's just one of the tamer day-time shows. The prime-time ones are even worse.

So Ben, with no other options, decides to go to the Network headquarters and sign up for a show. He's just one of a long line of poor people waiting to sign up. Finally, he gets in, and is put through a barrage of physical and mental tests, and is selected as a contestant.

He's one of six that get called up to the upper offices, and 3 of the six are led off on way, while Ben, a guy named Laughlin, and another guy get led off the other way. Turns out, Ben the bachman books been selected to be the new man on the hit show "The Running Man", a show where two guys in this case Ben and Laughlin are introduced to Free-Vee audiences nationwide, the bachman books given exaggerated profiles of being anti-social and anti-establishment.

Ben's desperate for the money for his family, and he has to trust that the people the bachman books charge will give it to his wife.

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So with everyone on the lookout for him and hating his guts, he's released back into the city. And oh yea, he has to mail in two 10 minute video tapes to the Network per day, or he'll forfeit the money, and the hunt will still be on.

Too the bachman books the Network uses the postage stamps to locate Ben, despite saying that they wouldn't. Ben meets up with some more of "his people" the poor from the inner-city and gains an accomplice who helps him elude the Hunters, if only for a short time. But someone reports him, forcing him to make a run for it, getting him injured in the process.

He starts to take desperate measures, taking a hostage, and bluffing his way through roadblocks and onto a plane. Here, towards the end, the story was really flying, I couldn't read fast enough, it was like barreling downhill toward a river.

The bachman books discovers some terrible things on his last flight, and makes a dramatic last stand, with a fiery conclusion.

The Bachman Books : Four Early Novels by Stephen King (1985, Hardcover)

I the bachman books the ending. I won't give it away, but it was excellent, I was left with a big grin on my face, saying "Hell yea!

A great collection of some early work by SK, and his younger style definitely is represented well here.


First Edition; First Printing. DJ has shelf-wear present. Bound in half cloth boards. Boards have light shelf-wear present to the extremities.

No ownership marks present.

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