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The Chief (Paperback)

Author:  Robert Lipsyte
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0064470970
ISBN-13: 9780064470971
Sku: 30006887
Publish Date: 3/1/1995
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 6.75H x 4.25L x 0.5T
Pages:  240
Age Range:  College to UP
 
A sequel to the best-selling The Contender and The Brave chronicles the further adventures of teen heavyweight boxer Sonny Bear and police sergeant Alfred Brooks as they face the dangers of Las Vegas, Hollywood, and the Moscondaga Reservation. Reissue. *Author: Lipsyte, Robert *Publication Date: 1995/03/01 *Number of Pages: 226 *Binding Type: Paperback *Grade Level: 7-9 *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 4.25 *Height: 6.75
Author Bio
Robert Lipsyte
Robert Lipsyte graduated from Columbia University and began working as a copy boy for the sports section of the "New York Times." Soon afterwards, he had his own sports column and eventually a television program, "The Eleventh Hour." As host of that program, he met boxing manager Cus D'Amato and it was this meeting that prompted Lipsyte to write his first young adult novel, THE CONTENDER, which is about boxing. Lipsyte waited 10 years before publishing his next work for young adults, ONE FAT SUMMER, which was a reflection on his own childhood and was followed by two sequels--SUMMER RULES and THE SUMMERBOY. In 1991 he returned to the world of boxing with THE BRAVE, which reintroduced the character of Albert Brooks, who readers first met in THE CONTENDER nearly 25 years earlier. In 2001, Lipsyte was named the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   13
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0240
Product attributePublisher:   Harper Teen
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