The End of the World Running ClubBook - 2017
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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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"...we don't grow up; we grow over, like weeds orver new grass."
In the end, I thought, this is how we all end up: running alone through our own wilderness, the landscape of disjointed events that form our lives, with nobody to make sense of it but ourselves. The road is ours, and ours alone."
"...the truth doesn't really have any words of its own. They're not enough, see? Stories work - good stories - because they make you feel something like how the truth would make you feel if you could hear it."
"He realized this resistance was like a shadow, and the darker the shadow was, the brighter the light shone. It was a part of me, and it would always be with me. When it was at its strongest, when things seemed to be at their worst, that's when the brightest hope could be found."
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