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So a guy gets infected with a horrible nasty '%90 chance of dying in a horrible nasty way' virus. Then %90 of the world gets infected. The survivors flock to either Mother Abigail or Randall Flagg, in the hopes that one of them might help them survive. — Uilliam Murray

The forces of good and evil face off in a post-apocalyptic America. The human race must contend with a deadly plague Satan's anointed one on Earth, and an ultra-violent public television show. A great read! — Northshire Staff


When a man escapes from a biological testing facility, he sets in motion a deadly domino effect, spreading a mutated strain of the flu that will wipe out 99 percent of humanity within a few weeks. The survivors who remain are scared, bewildered, and in need of a leader. Two emerge--Mother Abagail, the benevolent 108-year-old woman who urges them to build a community in Boulder, Colorado; and Randall Flagg, the nefarious "Dark Man," who delights in chaos and violence.

About the Author

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Among his most recent are "Full Dark, No Stars;""Under the Dome;""Just After Sunset;""Duma Key;""Lisey's Story;""Cell;" and the last three novels in the Dark Tower saga: "Wolves of the Calla, Song of Susannah, " and "The Dark Tower." His acclaimed nonfiction book "On Writing" is also a bestseller. In 2003, he was awarded the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007 he received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Maine with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780606256155
ISBN-10: 0606256156
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication Date: June 28th, 2011
Pages: 1439
Language: English