- Name: Robert Cormier
- Born: 01/17/1925
- Died: 11/02/2000 (75 years old)
- Occupation: Writer
Robert Edmund Cormier (January 17, 1925 – November 2, 2000) was an American author and journalist, known for his deeply pessimistic novels, many of which were written for young adults. Recurring themes include abuse, mental illness, violence, revenge, betrayal, and conspiracy. In most of his novels, the protagonists do not win.
Awards: Margaret A. Edwards Award, 1991 awd, Phoenix Award, 1997
Genre: Realist young adult (YA) novels, crime fiction, thrillers
Birth Place: Leominster, Massachusetts, U.S.
Death Place: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Robert Cormier quotes :
I have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life, particularly in adolescence.Robert Cormier
Family life was wonderful. The streets were bleak. The playgrounds were bleak. But home was always warm. My mother and father had a great relationship. I always felt 'safe' there.Robert Cormier