Literature / I Am the Cheese

So a boy is riding around on his bike, trying to get to his dad, who's in the hospital in a faraway city. The same boy, Adam Farmer, is sitting in some kind of interrogation room in a mental hospital, trying to remember his life before the hospital.

A 1977 young adult novel by Robert Cormier (The Chocolate War), and later a film in the early 80's, I Am the Cheese is the emotional Mind Screw story of Adam Farmer, who is afraid of everything, has to take medication and is in love with a girl named Amy.

I Am the Tropes:

  • Creator Cameo: The film of the book has Robert Cormier as Amy Hertz's father.