The Stand

The Stand

Author: Stephen King

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 1153 pages

Language: English

ISBN: 9780385199575

Published: May 1st 1990

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.