Robert Cormier

1925 - 2000

Robert Cormier

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.His most popular works include I Am the Cheese, After the First Death, We All Fall Down, and The Chocolate War, all of which have won awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Cormier has received more than 173,057 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,141st most popular writer.

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Among writers, Robert Cormier ranks 4,135 out of 4,883Before him are Tanith Lee, Tatyana Tolstaya, Louella Parsons, Carl Amery, Brian Herbert, and Marie Kondo. After him are Trudi Canavan, Juan José Millás, Donald Richie, Boris Lavrenyov, Martin Suter, and Antonín Sova.

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Among people born in 1925, Robert Cormier ranks 289Before him are Paul Kurtz, Brent Scowcroft, Gunther Schuller, Hugh O'Brian, John List, and Colette Marchand. After him are Guru Dutt, Klaus Roth, Elaine Stritch, Anne V. Coates, Abel Muzorewa, and Ritwik Ghatak. Among people deceased in 2000, Robert Cormier ranks 191Before him are Curt Siodmak, Nat Adderley, Abraham Pais, Julius J. Epstein, Stanislav Stratiev, and Karen Hoff. After him are Larry Linville, Yokozuna, Richard Mulligan, Nicholas Clay, Anthony Powell, and Mark Oliphant.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Cormier ranks 6,197 out of 12,171Before him are Louella Parsons (1881), Zoë Kravitz (1988), Brian Herbert (1947), Lucy Webb Hayes (1831), Frank Silva (1950), and Christy Mathewson (1880). After him are Ezra Miller (1992), Randy Johnson (1963), William H. Crawford (1772), Roscoe Lee Browne (1922), John N. Bahcall (1934), and Francis Hunter (1894).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Robert Cormier ranks 504Before him are David E. Kelley (1956), Louis Sachar (1954), Candace Bushnell (1958), Melissa Mathison (1950), Louella Parsons (1881), and Brian Herbert (1947). After him are Donald Richie (1924), Christopher Paolini (1983), Ben Bova (1932), Rick Warren (1954), John Varley (1947), and Bell hooks (1952).