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CliffsNotes on Lipsyte"s The Contender

by Stanley P. Baldwin

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Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780764513169

The Contender Summary “The Contender” is a young adult novel by Robert Lipsyte. In the novel, Alfred Brooks is a black year-old high school dropout living in Harlem in the mids. Alfred is dissatisfied with his job and confused by the changes he sees going on around him, and begins training at Donatelli’s Gym to become a boxer. THE CONTENDER. By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. As a social statistic he's a dropout, on the streets of Harlem he's tagged ""Uncle Tom,"" once he and James were partners (but James is breaking into stores, taking dope), in the gym talking to the manager his palms sweat--can he become a.

Feb 13,  · The breakthrough modern sports novel The Contender shows readers the true meaning of being a hero.. This acclaimed novel by celebrated sportswriter Robert Lipsyte, the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in YA fiction, is the story of a young boxer in Harlem who overcomes hardships and finds hope in the ring on his path to becoming a contender. Free The Contender study unit worksheets for teachers to print. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more!

I. In the beginning of the book Alfred was already a drop out of high school and working for Jewish people at a grocery store. He faced some problems with Major because he did not want to go rob the grocery store on Friday night. Major and his click beat him up for that. In the middle of th. He learns that it is the journey, and the blood, sweat, and tears that make a contender, not just winning B. He learns that in order to be a contender you must train hard for long hours, but winning is the most important part of boxing/5.


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CliffsNotes on Lipsyte"s The Contender by Stanley P. Baldwin Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Contender is a coming-of-age novel whose protagonist, a black seventeen-year-old high school dropout named Alfred Brooks, lives with his Aunt Pearl and her three daughters in Harlem, a predominantly African American neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City, in the mids.

Alfred's father deserted the family when Alfred was ten years old; his mother died when he was thirteen. The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature.

In CliffsNotes on The Contender, you look into a moral tale that emphasizes the importance of the fight over the prize, the quality of the struggle over the outcome. Following the development of the novel's protagonist, this study guide's in-depth character analysis covers Reviews: 3.

Introduction. In his excellent critical biography, Presenting Robert Lipsyte, Michael Cart repeats Lipsyte's account of how the sports journalist first got his idea for The catholicyoungadultsofsc.come was in Las Vegas to cover a heavyweight championship fight between Muhammad Ali. The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature.

In CliffsNotes on The Contender, you look into a moral tale that emphasizes the importance of the fight over the prize, the quality of the struggle over the outcome. Following the development of the novel's protagonist, this study guide's in-depth character analysis covers.

Cliffsnotes on Lipsyte's the Contender | The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of catholicyoungadultsofsc.com CliffsNotes on The Contender, you look into a moral tale that emphasizes the importance of the fight over the prize, the quality of the struggle over the catholicyoungadultsofsc.coming the development of the novel's protagonist, this study guide Brand: Houghton Mifflin.

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look /5. Get this from a library. CliffsNotes Lipsyte's the contender. [Stanley P Baldwin] -- Contains a guide to reading and understanding Lipsyte's "The Contender," featuring a profile of the author, historical context, narrative summary, critical commentaries, character analyses, critical.

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Jan 26,  · The breakthrough modern sports novel The Contender shows readers the true meaning of being a catholicyoungadultsofsc.com acclaimed novel by celebrated sportswriter Robert Lipsyte, the recipient of the Margaret A.

Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in YA fiction, is the story of a young boxer in Harlem who overcomes hardships and finds hope in the ring on his path to becoming a catholicyoungadultsofsc.com Brooks is 3/5(63). The Contender is the debut novel by American author and sports journalist Robert catholicyoungadultsofsc.com was published in The book's plot centers on a black seventeen-year-old man named Alfred Brooks, a high school dropout living with Aunt Pearl and her three daughters in Harlem, New York catholicyoungadultsofsc.com: Robert Lypsyte.

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Books by CliffsNotes. CliffsNotes Average rating · 2, ratings · reviews · shelved 7, times Showing 30 distinct. The Contender shows the Harlem of mid-twentieth century, when the blacks were becoming restless. Though they worked for white employers, they nurtured animosity against them and waited for an opportunity to rebel.

Alfred Brooks, the protagonist of the novel, lives in Harlem in a little apartment with his aunt and nieces. A Harlem high school dropout escapes from a gang of punks into a boxing gym, where he learns that being a contender is hard and often discouraging work.

Mar 30,  · i need help with quotes from the book "the contender" but from the chapters 11 - and an explanaition for the quote. atleast sentences. if you can help, please do. thanks j-money:DD. Feb 13,  · The Contender is an excellent book to read. My favorite part of The Contender was when Alfred stud up to Major even know Major had a knife.

I think that that was a meager turning pint in the book. My least favorite part of the book is easily the ending because there was no real happy ending besides Alfred and James became friends again/5. “The Contender” is a young adult novel by Robert Lipsyte. In the novel, Alfred Brooks is a black year-old high school dropout living in Harlem in the mids.

Alfred is dissatisfied with his job and confused by the changes he sees going on around him, and begins training at Donatelli’s Gym to become a boxer. by Robert Lipsyte includes books The Contender, The Brave, The Chief, and several more. See the complete The Contender series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

The Contender. Sometimes, it feels like we are at a crossroads, where everything is changing, and we don't know what we are doing. This is the kind of position Alfred Brooks is in at the beginning. CliffsNotes was started by Nebraska native Clifton Hillegass in He was working at Nebraska Book Company of Lincoln, Nebraska, when he met Jack Cole, the co-owner of Coles, a Toronto book business.

Coles published a series of Canadian study guides called Coles Notes, and .The Contender. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. A year-old Harlem boy struggles to become a champion boxer in this "excellent novel (recommended) for use in the early phases of secondary school literature study" ("Language Arts").

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