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The chocolate war [electronic resource] : Chocolate War Series, Book 1. Robert Cormier.

Cormier, Robert. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307834294 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2013.

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Summary, etc.: One of the most controversial YA novels of all time, The Chocolate War is a modern masterpiece that speaks to fans of S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders and John Knowles's A Separate Peace. After suffering rejection from seven major publishers, The Chocolate War made its debut in 1974, and quickly became a bestselling--and provocative--classic for young adults. This chilling portrait of an all-boys prep school casts an unflinching eye on the pitfalls of conformity and corruption in our most elite cultural institutions. "Masterfully structured and rich in theme; the action is well crafted, well timed, suspenseful."--The New York Times Book Review "The characterizations of all the boys are superb."--School Library Journal, starred review "Compellingly immediate. . . . Readers will respect the uncompromising ending."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review An ALA Best Book for Young...
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Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Young Adult Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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