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The chocolate war: a novel

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Publisher:
Pantheon Books,
Pub. Date:
©1974.
Language:
English
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Stunned by his mother's recent death and appalled by the way his father sleepwalks through life, Jerry Renault, a New England high school student, ponders the poster in his locker- Do I dare disturb the universe? Part of his universe is Archie Costello, leader of a secret school societ-the Virgils-and master of intimidation.  Archie himself is intimidated by a cool, ambitious teacher into having the Virgils spearhead the annual fund-raising event-a chocolate sale.  When Jerry refuses to be bullied into selling chocolates, he becomes a hero, but his defiance is a threat to Archie, the Virgils, and the school.  In the inevitable showdown, Archie's skill at intimidation turns Jerry from hero to outcast, to victim, leaving him alone and terribly vulnerable.
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9780394828053
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Grouping Title chocolate war
Grouping Author cormier robert
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
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subject_facet Bullying -- Juvenile fiction, Fund raising -- Juvenile literature, Gangs -- Juvenile fiction, Gangs -- Juvenile literature, High schools -- Juvenile fiction, High schools -- Juvenile literature, Peer pressure -- Juvenile literature, Peer pressure in adolescence -- Juvenile fiction, Preparatory school students -- Juvenile literature, School violence -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The chocolate war : a novel
title_full The chocolate war : a novel / by Robert Cormier
title_short The chocolate war :
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topic_facet Bullying, Fund raising, Gangs, High schools, Peer pressure, Peer pressure in adolescence, Preparatory school students, School violence