The Walk: A Novel

By Richard Paul Evans

The first publication within the inspiring New York Times bestselling sequence approximately an govt who loses every thing he holds expensive and embarks on a stroll throughout the US that alterations his lifestyles forever.

What could you do for those who misplaced everything—your activity, your house, and the affection of your life—all whilst? whilst it occurs to Seattle advert government Alan Christoffersen, he’s tempted by means of his darkest recommendations. as an alternative, he makes a decision to take a stroll. yet no longer any usual stroll. Taking with him in basic terms the barest of necessities, Alan leaves in the back of all that he’s identified and heads for the farthest aspect on his map: Key West, Florida. the folks he encounters alongside the way in which, and the teachings they percentage with him, will keep his life—and motivate yours.

A life-changing trip, either actual and non secular, The stroll is the 1st of an unforgettable bestselling sequence of books approximately one man’s look for wish.

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Bottlenecks and closing dates. i must return to paintings Monday. ” I reached for her hand and squeezed it. She checked out me unfortunately. “I recognize you do. I’m sorry I’ve taken rather a lot of you. ” “You haven’t taken whatever that wasn’t yours,” I acknowledged. A faint smile performed on her lips. “So how’s Kyle doing? ” “He’s been busy,” I acknowledged, attempting to conceal my anger. “I guess. i actually misjudged him. ” She rolled her eyes as though she couldn’t think her personal stupidity. I checked out her for a second, then stated, “Yeah. He’s been . . . incredible.

Blocks from the home, I nearly hyperventilated. I bought mad at myself. “Pull your self jointly, guy. ” My father had already long gone domestic. He left a be aware for me at the kitchen desk. It simply learn: “Eight o’clock flight. name if you happen to can. ” I walked in the course of the condominium, unsure what i used to be purported to do. no longer that there weren’t activities. the home was once a catastrophe. there have been dishes within the sink, overflowing outfits hampers, fast-food sacks and wrappers at the counters. there have been nonetheless piles of unopened mail and newspapers contained in the door.

They’ve taken all of them. Kyle advised them Madgic was once going under,” she acknowledged angrily. “I did the easiest i'll to save lots of them. I confident Wathen and Claudia at Coiffeur to name you first, yet they acknowledged you wouldn’t go back their calls. ” “We misplaced all of them? ” “Every one. ” I rubbed my face with my hand. “I can’t think it. ” “I don’t are looking to think it. inform me what to do. ” My head felt as though it is going to explode. “I don’t be aware of, Falene. simply hold tight. McKale comes domestic Saturday. We’ll occasion Monday morning and strategize.

What are you doing answering the telephones? ” I requested. “Where’s Tawna? ” “She’s long past. ” “She left early? ” “No, she surrender. Everyone’s give up other than me. ” She may possibly besides were conversing chinese language for the entire experience it made to me. “Quit? What are you speaking approximately? ” “Kyle and Ralph all started their very own corporation. They took all people with them. ” i used to be shocked. “Kyle and Ralph left? ” “He and Ralph all started their very own business enterprise. Craig/Jordan advertisements. ” “What approximately our consumers? ” “They’ve taken all of them. Kyle advised them Madgic used to be going under,” she stated angrily.

He says he’ll hire you a bungalow for simply $59 an evening. and you may occupy it instantly. ” “Thank you. I’d like that. ” “When you’re performed consuming, I’ll take you thru them. do you want the rest? ” I appeared over the desk. “My juice. ” “Of path. Sorry. ” She ran again, then lower back with a tall glass of orange juice. She passed it to me along with her left hand. “That’s on me. get pleasure from your meal. ” “Thank you. ” The meals was once scrumptious. The biscuits and gravy have been specially stable. whilst i stopped consuming, best friend lower back with my invoice.

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