I Am the Cheese


I Am the Cheese is a crime novel by the American writer Robert Cormier, published in American and British hardcover and paperback editions in 1977.

Protagonist Adam Farmer is biking from his home in the fictional town of Monument, Massachusetts (based on Cormier's home town of Leominster, Massachusetts). Interspersed with the story of his journey are memories of Adam's previous life with his parents, his love for prankster Amy Hertz, and the discovery that he is not who he seems to be.

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