The chocolate war ; and, Beyond the chocolate war / by Robert Cormier.

By: Cormier, Robert, 1925-2000 [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Puffin, 2008Description: 208, 278 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 9780141324838; 014132483XOther title: Beyond the chocolate warSubject(s): Bullying -- Teen fiction | Power (Social sciences) -- Teen fiction | Revenge -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction. DDC classification: 813.54 Summary: The head of Trinity College asks Archie Costello, the leader of The Vigils, a secret society that rules the school, to sell 20,000 boxes of chocolates in the annual fund-raising effort. Archie sees the chance of adding to his power but newcomer, Jerry Renault, refuses to sell them. Enormous mental and physical pressure is put on him but he will not give in - the result is an inevitable, explosive tragedy. The story continues in "Beyond the Chocolate War". As the school year closes, many students look forward to leaving but Carter and Obie, leading members of The Vigils, can't contemplate the future until they have destroyed Archie Costello.
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The chocolate war originally published: New York: Pantheon, 1974; London: Gollancz, 1975 - Beyond the chocolate war originally published: London: Gollancz, 1985.

The head of Trinity College asks Archie Costello, the leader of The Vigils, a secret society that rules the school, to sell 20,000 boxes of chocolates in the annual fund-raising effort. Archie sees the chance of adding to his power but newcomer, Jerry Renault, refuses to sell them. Enormous mental and physical pressure is put on him but he will not give in - the result is an inevitable, explosive tragedy. The story continues in "Beyond the Chocolate War". As the school year closes, many students look forward to leaving but Carter and Obie, leading members of The Vigils, can't contemplate the future until they have destroyed Archie Costello.

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