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Presenting Robert Cormier

by Patricia J. Campbell

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cormier, Robert -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Cormier, Robert -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Youth -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Young adult fiction, American -- History and criticism.

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the life and works of well-known author Robert Cormier.

      Edition Notes

      StatementPatricia J. Campbell ; illustrations by Mark Aubrey.
      Series[Twayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 496., Young adult authors], Twayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 496., Twayne"s United States authors series.
      ContributionsMenen, Aubrey, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3553.O653 Z6 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination152 p. :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3020764M
      ISBN 100805782001
      LC Control Number85000920

      The Chocolate War Robert Cormier. The most popular of Cormier's novels for young adults, and the one with which he is most identified, The Chocolate War is a book that incites extreme opinions in most of its readers. The majority of critics either find the book offensive or. The novel opens as Francis Cassavant returns to his hometown of Monument after serving in World War II. Francis begins his story by explaining the gruesome injuries he sustained when he fell on a live grenade and saved his platoon. His face was permanently disfigured, but he ultimately survived and.

        It is the way that the topics are handled that's important, and that applies whether it is a year-old who is reading your book or someone who . Robert Cormier Biography. Robert Cormier’s The Chocolate War is a book not everyone wants you to released in the early s, the novel was indifferently reviewed by critics. It.

      Robert Cormier. Robert Cormier was born in in French Hill, a French-Canadian neighborhood of Leominster, Massachusetts, and has lived in Leominster all his life. The second of eight children, Robert enjoyed a happy childhood in the nest of his close-knit family and community. His family provided him a haven from the outer world.   Buy a cheap copy of Frenchtown Summer book by Robert Cormier. Robert Cormier, much-lauded author of fiction for teens, pulls a switch on his readers with this memoir in blank verse, and proves to be an equally dazzling success Free shipping over $/5(5).


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Get this from a library. Presenting Robert Cormier. [Patricia J Campbell; Aubrey Menen] -- Discusses the life and works of well-known author Robert Cormier. Presenting Robert Cormier. [Patricia J Campbell] -- Discusses the life and works of wellknown author Robert Cormier.

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Gr 9 Up-- Cormier has published one novel since the first edition of this book (Twayne, ; o.p.). This current edition includes an updated bibliography with 11 new entries and citations for selected reviews of Beyond the Chocolate War (Knopf, ) and Fade (Delacorte, ).Author: Patricia J.

Campbell. 'Presenting Robert Cormier' was also very funny at times, such as when it described Robert deliberately tripping and falling flat on his face in front of an audience of high-schoolers so they could see that he was human and not be afraid of him.

I can see Robert doing that, and it is very funny/5. Robert Cormier's The Chocolate War, is a book of intense magnification into the dark side of human nautre. The book is a constant barrage of sexual references, perversion, pain, violence, mind games, greed, power, and corruption.5/5(5).

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Robert Cormier has 37 books on Goodreads with ratings. Robert Cormier’s most popular book is The Chocolate War (Chocolate War, #1). Evil in all its ugliness pervades the story, which Robert Cormier sets in a private Catholic school, presenting evil as something that can invade even our own protected lives.

Only a few villains cause all the mayhem, and the book exposes them early. However, Cormier won't spare us 5/5. However, by using that sentence, Robert Cormier sets an ominous tone for the book and hints at a grim ending. The novel comprises thirty-nine chapters, each short but with significant impact.

Robert Edmund Cormier (Janu – November 2, ) was an American author and journalist, known for his deeply pessimistic novels, many of which were written for young ing themes include abuse, mental illness, violence, revenge, betrayal, and most of his novels, the protagonists do not win.

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On this day inauthor Robert Cormier was born into Leominster's tight-knit French-Canadian neighborhood, and he remained there for the rest of his life. After graduating from Fitchburg State University, he began a year career as a newspaperman. But it was the novels he wrote for young adults that earned him a.

Robert Cormier is the author of the classic young adult novels The Chocolate War, I Am the Cheese, and After the Firstthe Young Adult Services Division of the American Library Association presented him with the Margaret A. Edwards Award, citing the trio of books as “brilliantly crafted and troubling novels that have achieved the status of classics in young adult literature.”.

From the moment The Chocolate War, a coruscating attack on intimidation and corruption in an American catholic school, was published inthe. In Robert Cormier’s unforgettable novels, an individual often stands alone, fighting for what is right–or just to survive–against powerful, sinister, and sometimes evil people.

His books look unflinchingly at tyranny and the abuse of power, at treachery and betrayal, at guilt and forgiveness, love and hate, and the corruption of innocence/5(97). Robert Edmund Cormier (Janu November 2, ) was an American author, columnist and reporter, known for his deeply pessimistic, downbeat literature.

His most popular works include I Am the Cheese, After the First Death, We All Fall Down and The Chocolate War, all of which have won awards/5. Discussion questions prepared by Patty Campbell, author of PRESENTING ROBERT CORMIER (Twayne, Dell) and winner of the ALA’s Grolier Foundation Award for distinguished service to young adults and libraries.

Duel at High Noon: A Replay of Cormier's Works Kathy Neal Headley Today's baby boomers were reared in times of romanticism. Wars were won, the American Dream was a real possibility, and even the turbulent 60s were colored with strokes of idealism.

Heroes by Robert Cormier available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. Francis Joseph Cassavant is eighteen. He has just.

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Many people tried to keep his first book, The Chocolate War out of libraries because they Born: JanuLeominster. Tenderness is a novel written by Robert Cormier. It is the basis for John Polson's film, Tenderness. Plot. Eric Poole is a convicted teenage serial i "Lori" Cranston is a troubled year-old girl.

As a little boy in New England, Eric Poole already exhibited symptoms of a was suspected of murdering several young girls, but also murdered his mother and Author: Robert Cormier.