9780606332354

Tenderness

Cormier, Robert

ISBN 10: 0606332359 / 0-606-33235-9
ISBN 13: 9780606332354
Publisher: Demco Media
Publication Date: 2004
Binding: Hardcover
Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis:
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Released from juvenile detention after serving time for killing his parents, the disturbed Eric becomes obsessed with finding teenage girls to seduce and murder before meeting the equally troubled Lori.

Review:
*"Cormier is in top form in this cilling portrait...a sense of 'tenderness' pervades this gripping tale."
-- School Library Journal, starred review

"Cormier's latest is a mesmerizing plunge into the mind of a psychopathic teen killer that is both deeply disturbing and utterly compelling."
-- Booklist

"A serial killer; an aging cop with a hunch; an impulsive 15-year-old runaway: Three familiar characters are spun by a master of suspense into another disturbing study in emotional dysfunction."
-- Kirkus Reviews

"Rarely has Cormier's irony been darker...readers will stay on the edge of their seats."
-- Publishers Weekly


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Review:
Eighteen-year-old Eric has just been released from juvenile detention for murdering his mother and stepfather.  Now he's looking for
tenderness--tenderness he finds in caressing and killing beautiful girls.

Fifteen-year-old Lori has run away from home again.  Emotionally naive but sexually precocious, she is also looking for tenderness--tenderness she finds in Eric.  Will Lori and Eric be each other's salvation or destruction?  Told from their alternating points of view, this harrowing thriller speeds to its fateful conclusion with an irresistible force, and a final twist that will not be easily forgotten.

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Tenderness (ISBN: 9780606332354)
Cormier, Robert
ISBN 10: 0606332359
ISBN 13: 9780606332354
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Book Description: Turtleback, 2004. Book Condition: Good. Good. Ex-library. Hard cover. Turtleback School & Library ed. This item is in Good condition. Good reading copy with moderate defects, but all pages are present. Ex-Library. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # SA0045536592

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