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The chocolate war.

Author: Robert Cormier
Publisher: London : Fontana, 1982.
Series: Tracks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Senior fiction Jerry Renaulty, a student at a Roaman catholic Boy's school, is challenged by the school 'mafia' to refuse to sell chocolates, the school's compulsory annual method of fundraising. In accepting the challenge, he pits himself against all the formal and informal authority in the school - a battle he cannot win. Despite his enhanced dignity, and our wondering admiration for him, we are robbed of that  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Cormier
ISBN: 0006717659 9780006717652
OCLC Number: 830564275
Description: 190 p.
Series Title: Tracks.

Abstract:

Senior fiction Jerry Renaulty, a student at a Roaman catholic Boy's school, is challenged by the school 'mafia' to refuse to sell chocolates, the school's compulsory annual method of fundraising. In accepting the challenge, he pits himself against all the formal and informal authority in the school - a battle he cannot win. Despite his enhanced dignity, and our wondering admiration for him, we are robbed of that final sense of triumph.

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