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The Stand
by Stephen King

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The Stand by Stephen King Overview

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 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.

Stephen King

About The Stand Description

Stephen Edwin King was born the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. After his father left them when Stephen was two, he and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother. Parts of his childhood were spent in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where his father's family was at the time, and in Stratford, Connecticut. When Stephen was eleven, his mother brought her children back to Durham, M

Data Book The Stand

Original Title The Stand ISBN 0385199570 (ISBN13: 9780385199575 ) Edition Language English Characters Stuart Redman, Glenn Bateman, Nick Andros, Tom Cullen, Nadine Cross...more , Fran Goldsmith, Harold Lauder, Joe/Leo Rockway, Mother Abigail Freemantle, Randall Flagg, Trashcan Man, The Anti-Christ, Judge Farris, Larry Underwood, General William Starkey, Major Len Creighton, The Rat Man, Captain Trips, Charles D. Campion, Lucy Swann, Lloyd Henreid, Julie Lawry, Ralph Brentner, Dayna Jurgens, United States Military, American Law Enforcement, Kojak...less setting United States of America New York City, New York, 1990 (United States) Boulder, Colorado, 1990 (United States) …more Las Vegas, Nevada, 1990 (United States) Arnett, Texas, 1990 (United States) Pennsylvania, 1990 (United States) Arkansas, 1990 (United States) Arizona, 1990 (United States) Nevada (United States) Idaho, 1990 (United States) Boulder, Colorado, 1980 (United States) …less Literary Awards World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (1979) (201)