The end of the world running club
|Format:||Print Book 2017|
|Availability:||Available at 12 Libraries 19 of 24 copies|
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A powerful post-apocalyptic thriller, perfect for fans of The Martian. When the sky begins to fall, one man finds himself separated from his family, his best hope is to run--or risk losing what he loves forever.
When the world ends and you find yourself stranded on the wrong side of the country, every second counts. No one knows this more than Edgar Hill: over five hundred miles of devastated wasteland stretch between him and his family. To get back to them, he must push himself to the very limit--or risk losing them forever.
His best option is to run. But what if his best isn't good enough? End of the World Running Clubis an otherworldly yet extremelyhuman story of hope, love, and the endurance of both body and spirit.
Praise for The End of the World Running Club:
"Harrowing and heartrending, this is a novel that is almost impossible to put down." --Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW
"Walker's ability to imagine a post-apocalyptic world in crisp detail is on full display in the early pages of The End of World Running Club." -- Maximum Shelf
"...a beautifully written postapocalyptic tale of a flawed man's struggle for survival and redemption." -- Booklist
"A fresh and frighteningly real take on what "the end" might be...quite an exciting and nerve-wracking 'run', with characters
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Publisher's Weekly Review: "
Running -- Fiction.
Survival -- Fiction.
End of the world -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| Naperville, Illinois :2017
"Originally self-published in 2014 in the United Kingdom by Adrian J. Walker. This edition issued based on the paperback edition published in 2016 in the United Kingdom by Del Ray, an imprint of Ebury Publishing, part of the Penguin Random House group of companies"--Title page verso.
Includes: Reading group guide and A conversation with the author.
456 pages ; 21 cm