Get this book free when you sign up for a 30day trial. An abridged audio book is shortened typically by an editor in a way that is meant to provide you with the best trade off between a valuable listening experience and your time. The stand by stephen king overdrive rakuten overdrive. Sailing alone around the world tantor unabridged classics by captain joshua slocum my remarkable journey by larry king. Stephen kings apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled. The pushcart prizewinning poets memoir of his criminal youth and years in prison. In part this is because the stand, with its flow of hundreds of brandname products, is a kind of inventory of american culture. This will be a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected. The fourth volume in will durants pulitzer prizewinning series, the age of faith surveys the medieval achievements and modern significance of christian, islamic, and judaic life and culture. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Written by stephen king, narrated by grover gardner.
Simply put an unabridged audio book is read and recorded word for word. Intermingled in this is also the story about the struggle between good and evil as the survivors have to choose between the 108 year old mother abigail, who represents good and the dark man. The last stand of the tin can sailors audiobook listen. The stand as an unabridged audiobook having pushed through stephen kings 112263 i found myself wanting more.
The last stand of the tin can sailors audiobook, by james d. She wants to be the special prosecutor, but circumstances force her to defend the officer. There is a great old lady and an average old nixon stand in although flagg was based on a militant radical, he comes to resemble tricky dick far more, willing to say anything to get power, but ultimately insubstantial. I havent read it i only began reading kings books this year, but ive heard a resounding meh from all sides regarding the extra 150,000 words added in the later, unedited. The stand as an unabridged audiobook mobileread forums.
Stephen kings apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by virus and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. The stand audiobook the complete and uncut audiobook now available. The financial crisis that exploded in 2008 isnt past but prologue. Stephen king the stand complete and uncut audiobook. The stand is a postapocalyptic dark fantasy novel written by american author stephen king and first published in 1978 by doubleday. The audiobook is well readacted without going over the top.
This is one of my favorite post apocalypse novels and now its available in audio format from audible. It falls into the categories of postapocalyptic science fiction and horror fantasy. A time to stand unabridged audio book on mp3cd 9781536693836 by. It gives us new characters and endows familiar ones with new depths. The stand is a postapocalyptic horrorfantasy novel by american author stephen king. Download and keep this book for free with a 30 day trial. Narration for the audio version was performed by jonathan davis the books plot corresponds almost exactly to that of the movie, though there are several added elements not seen in the film the appearance. Hes death for hire some people measure life in hours. The stand complete and uncut paperback january 1, 1990 by stephen king author. Like the other volumes in the story of civilization series, this is a selfcontained work, which at the same time fits into a comprehensive history of mankind.
One man escapes from a biological weapon facility after an accident, carrying with him the deadly virus known as captain tripps, a rapidly mutating flu that in the ensuing weeks wipes out most of the worlds population. In 1978 stephen king published the stand, the novel that is now considered to be one of his finest works. The stand complete and uncut audiobook free online. Just got into the world of audio books but not sure is best to download for ipod unabridge books or books that have nothing next to them as theres a price difference. This completely unabridged reworking of the original, with many previously cut passages readded by he author, is a gem. With an overdrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for ataglance information about availability. World war 1 somme battle stories by alec john dawson unabridged audiobook fab by fab.
Written by meredith wild, audiobook narrated by brian pallino, jennifer mack. Sheriff jackson brody knows folks get a little crazy. I read the edited version when it first came out, and devoured the unabridged version when it was released a few years later. The epic of the alamo audible audiobook unabridged. I think the stand is the only stephen king book ive read.
The complete and uncut edition features more than 500 pages of previously deleted material, plus new material added by king as he reinvented his. Jimmy santiago bacas astonishing narrative of his life before, during, and immediately after the years he spent in the maximumsecurity prison garnered tremendous critical acclaim. Description listen the stand unabridged audiobook free online, the stand unabridged audiobook free, the stand unabridged audiobook free online this is the way the world ends. The stand audiobook free online streaming tokybook. Though stephen king has written it far back in the 70s now its uncut entire version has come on the market to unveil the. Through the years, the garrisons heroic stand has become so clothed in folklore and. A covert military mission gone wrong robbed me of my memory and any link to my past. Now, on the shores of a country lake, the stranger comes to her in the flesh and lures her into a timeless love. The stand is a classic that has stood the test of time. Whisper in the dark audiobook by robert gregory browne. Thea marlow had encountered her soul mate in the depths of her overpowering, frightening dreams.
The complete and uncut edition includes more than five hundred pages of material previously deleted, along with new material. In fact, i only got into king after appreciating much of his later work, like duma key, under the dome and 112263. Set in a virusdecimated us, kings thrilling american fantasy epic, is a classic. What youll need if youre listening to your first audiobook. Get 50% off this audiobook at the audiobooksnow online audio book store and download or stream it right to your computer, smartphone or tablet. Copeland addressed the crew of the destroyer escort uss samuel b. Its a story about the end of the world and a few struggling survivors. I was not aware of what the differences were between abridged or unabridged audio books. The stand unabridged stephen king audiobook download. The complete unabridged version of stephen kings 1978 edition of the stand. Published and set in 1962, the novel takes place fifteen years after a different end to world war ii, and depicts intrigues between the victorious axis powersprimarily, imperial japan and nazi germanyas they rule over the former united states, as well as daily life under totalitarian rule. The plot centers on a pandemic of a weaponized strain of influenza that kills almost the entire world population.
Episode iii revenge of the sith novelization was written by matthew stover and published on april 2, 2005 by del rey. Then today i got an email from audible that they are offering the unabridged edition of the stand for one credit. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. Unlike many diehard king fans, i never read the stand as a teen. Unabridged adjective the adjective unabridged has 1 sense 1. The few survivors, united in groups, establish a new social system and engage in confrontation with each other. It is based on the script of the movie of the same name. Ive been almost solely motivated to create an account in the hope that you vendorsavvy folks can help me find stephen kings the stand, as it was published in 1978. Definitely one of my favorite king books, only topped by the dark tower series and maybe the shining. Unabridged definition of unabridged by the free dictionary. Bob drury,tom clavin the last stand of fox company part 01.
The man in the high castle is an alternate history novel by american writer philip k. Read the stand by stephen king available from rakuten kobo. Yes it means parts of the story are removed for shortening the production of the audio. I always insist on only unabridged audiobooks because i want the whole story. A fan favorite, stephen kings apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. Were it not for my fellow book riot contributors, i would not know that audible is the recommended app for beginners, nor would i know that amazon can sync your place in an audiobook with the same place in an ebook, across devices. The stand is a post apocalyptic story about the survivors of a terrible plague. Written by robert gregory browne, audiobook narrated by scott brick. But as it was first published, the stand was incomplete, since more than 150,000 words had been cut from the original manuscript. Search results for the stand sorted by relevance page.
Some authors refuse to allow their work to be abridged. The stand is one of the finest and highest level masterpieces written by stephen king. The stunning rise, fall, and rescue of wall street in the bubbleandbailout era was the comingout party for the network of looters who sit at the nexus of american political and economic power. The stand is the fourth and longest novel by bestselling author stephen king, who has written over 60 books to date, including such wellknown titles as carrie 1974, the shining 1977, pet sematary 1983, misery 1987, and the green mile 1996. Most audiobooks are available in either abridged or unabridged.777 974 1030 969 89 202 1154 1297 888 992 1470 113 451 1059 403 426 1340 61 1349 3 1090 230 575 1427 1205 754 320 319 958 1195 847 358 1085