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The Hunger Games (Digital Audiobook)

By Suzanne Collins, Carolyn McCormick (Narrator)

Publication Date: September 30, 2008

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (7/1/2010)


In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV.

Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she steps forward to take her sister's place in the Games. But Katniss has been close to dead before-and survival, for her, is second nature. Without really meaning to, she becomes a contender. But if she is to win, she will have to start making choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.

About the Author


Suzanne Collins is the author of the bestselling UNDERLAND CHRONICLES series, which started with GREGOR THE OVERLANDER. Her groundbreaking young adult novels, THE HUNGER GAMES and CATCHING FIRE, were both NEW YORK TIMES bestsellers, received wide praise, and garnered numerous starred reviews. Suzanne lives with her family in Connecticut. You can find her online at