Book on tape:
A Long Way From Chicago (By Richard Peck)
Did You Know?
Was discovered as a writer by Stephen King, who listened to his unpublished novel which McLarty had recorded as a audio book. Stephen King listed McLarty's book, 'The Memory of Running', in a 2003 review as the best book you can not read. After a publishers bidding war McLarty accepted an offer from Viking of over $2M for the publishing rights.