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Tenderness - Robert Cormier
Tenderness
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EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD ERIC HAS just been released from juvenile detention for murdering his mother and stepfather. Now he’s looking for some tenderness—tenderness he finds in caressing and killing beautiful girls. Fifteen-year-old Lori has run away from home again. Emotionally naive but sexually... show more
EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD ERIC HAS just been released from juvenile detention for murdering his mother and stepfather. Now he’s looking for some 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? “Cormier is in top form in this chilling portrait of a serial murderer. . . . Gripping.”—School Library Journal, StarredAn ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780385731331 (0385731337)
ASIN: 385731337
Publisher: Ember
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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Bekka @ Great Imaginations
Bekka @ Great Imaginations rated it
2.0 Tenderness
Oy. This book was just... ugh. This is one of those cases with classics (or modern classics) (or any books) where I appreciate what the author was trying to do, but I just did. not. like it. The male main character was hard to read about as he recalled all the animals he killed in his youth. The...
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it
3.0
So I was bored one insomnia fueled night and saw this flick titled "Tenderness" on the Sundance Channel guide. It said something about a "young serial killer" in the description and because it sounded decent and vaguely familiar, I hit that handy record button. I finally got around to watching a bit...
[B.O.O.K.L.I.F.E]
[B.O.O.K.L.I.F.E] rated it
3.0
Creepy. Thats all I can say.
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it
2.0
Hmmm, what to say about this dark and dreary book? It is a young adult novel but it's extremely dark. It features an eighteen year old serial killer who has been imprisoned for the past three years for murdering his parents. Eric was also a suspect in the murder of several young girls but his guilt ...
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