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Tenderness a novel by Robert Cormier

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Published by Delacorte Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Serial murderers -- Fiction,
  • Psychopaths -- Fiction,
  • Murder -- Fiction,
  • Runaways -- Fiction

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About the Edition

A psychological thriller told from the points of view of a teenage serial killer and the runaway girl who falls in love with him.

Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Cormier.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C81634 Te 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination229 p. ;
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL966711M
ISBN 100385322860
LC Control Number96003110

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