HeroEs BY OLIVER ZHANG AND HUSSAIN MOSTAFA
Robert edmondcormier • Robert Edmund Cormier (January 17, 1925 – November 2, 2000) was an American author, columnist and reporter, known for his deeply pessimistic, downbeat literature. 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. The Chocolate War was challenged in multiple libraries. His books often are concerned with themes such as abuse, mental illness, violence, revenge, betrayal and conspiracy. In most of his novels, the protagonists do not win.
Heroes context • Heroes was published in 1998. Robert Comier said that he was inspired to write the book by the 50th anniversary celebrations of the D-Day landings of World War 2 and desire to recognize the heroic acts of ordinary people. • The story was based in world war 2. The war started on 1st September 1939 and America joined in on 7th December 1941.