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Raiders night by Robert Lipsyte

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Published by HarperTempest in New York .
Written in English


  • Football -- Fiction.,
  • Steroids -- Fiction.,
  • Drug abuse -- Fiction.,
  • Rape -- Fiction.

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Matt Rydeck, co-captain of his high school football team, endures a traumatic season as he witnesses the rape of a rookie player by teammates and grapples with his own use of performance-enhancing drugs.

Edition Notes

StatementRobert Lipsyte.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.L67 Rai 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3402856M
ISBN 100060599464, 0060599472
ISBN 109780060599461, 9780060599478
LC Control Number2005017865

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Raiders Night is an excellent story about a high school football star facing a moral dilemma after a violent hazing incident in the locker room. Conflict and tension build from the first page to the last. Still, I didn't like the author's voice, and I doubt I'll read another of his novels/5(17).   Raiders Night The book Raiders Night is an intense, thrilling novel that grabs the reader's attention and keeps it. Matt the main character is faced with life changing decisions that only he can make. He must choose between his dad's dream or his dream/5(19).   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Raiders Night by Robert Lipsyte l Summary & Study Guide by BookRags at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping Author: Bookrags. Raiders Night Chapter One The Back Pack hit the gym in the early afternoon, Matt in the lead, before the yuppies marched in from work, while the young moms were rushing out to .

Raiders Night is a young adult novel by Robert Lipsyte. Though he is better known as a sports journalist, Lipsyte has also written around 25 books, as well as short stories and essays for educators. "Raiders Night" by Robert Lipsyte tells the story of a promising young football player who is unexpectedly faced with an extraordinarily challenging moral issue during his senior year. He is torn between doing what's right for the person involved, what's right for the team as a whole, and what's right for his own future. Raiders Night Themes Robert Lipsyte This Study Guide consists of approximately 35 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Raiders Night.   Bibliotherapeutic Uses:: Raiders Night is a book that showcases what happens when you follow the crowd rather than going with your instincts. Matt knew that he should tell someone what happened between Ramp and Chris but he couldn’t bring himself to stand up for what he knew was right.

Raiders night is a interesting realistic fiction book taking a look on into a HS football studs life and what he goes through with struggles and highs. A little graphic but overall a good book if you like realistic fiction out of 5 stars/5(16). Sticky is a beat-around-the-head foster kid with nowhere to call home but the street, and an outer shell so tough that no one will take him in. He started out life so far behind the pack that the fin. When a hazing event at team camp leads to sexual abuse against a fellow player, co-captain and star running back Matt Rydek is caught in the middle. What do you do when doing the right thing would wreck the football program, get people arrested and cost him a Division One scholarship? In a sports novel that packs a wallop, Lipsyte takes readers into the dark corners of the locker room and Jock Author: Robert Lipsyte. Raiders Night Robert Lipsyte, Author. HarperTempest $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Steroids use, however, is not the most frightening aspect of the book.