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Archival materials about or from Robert Cormier's 1988 novel, Fade.

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Letter from Robert Cormier to Gary Sanderson 28 May 1999
Cormier describes his use of similes and metaphors and the effect fictionalization has on his real-life sources of inspiration.

Gary Sanderson's letter to Robert Cormier 4 May 1999
Gary, a 13-year-old seventh-grader, shares his feelings about Fade, Paul's powers, and his relief that he is not Catholic.

Alice Smith's letter to Robert Cormier 11 March 1989
Alice Smith responds to Cormier's talk at the New York Public Library about his book Fade. She describes sharing the book with co-workers at her library and with middle school students.

Letter from Robert Cormier to Alice Smith 26 March 1989
Thanks for a personal photograph related to the conceit of Fade.

Jan Wallace's letter to Robert Cormier 13 Oct. 1991
Jan Wallace requests advice on how to talk to a Catholic parent about Fade's literary value.

Letter from Robert Cormier to Jan Wallace
Thanks and commiseration with a teacher facing a censorship battle.

Letter from Robert Cormier to Clare Duddy 11 Oct. 1997
Cormier identifies with Clare's plight for substantial reading for young adults.
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