Tenderness
ISBN: 0385731337
EAN13: 9780385731331
Language: English
Pages: 229
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
Just released from juvenile detention for murdering his mother and stepfather, 18-year-old Eric finds tenderness in killing beautiful girls. Emotionally naive but sexually precocious,15-year-old runaway Lori is also looking for tenderness--tenderness she finds in Eric. Will Lori and Eric be each other's salvation or destruction?
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover 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, Starred An ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults