David Klass





David Klass

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David Klass is the author of many young adult novels, including You Don’t Know Me, Dark Angel, and Firestorm (The Caretaker Trilogy). He is also a Hollywood screenwriter, having written more than twenty-five action screenplays, including Kiss the Girls, starring Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd, Walking Tall, starring The Rock, and Desperate Measures, starring Michael Keaton and Andy Garcia. Klass grew up in a family that loved literature and theater—his parents were both college professors and writers—but he was a reluctant reader, preferring sports to books. But he started loving the adventure stories his parents would bring home from the library—particularly Jack London, Robert Louis Stevenson and Alexandre Dumas. After his sister twice wo...more


Average rating: 3.82 · 9,988 ratings · 1,117 reviews · 21 distinct works · Similar authors
You Don't Know Me
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 6,262 ratings — published 2001 — 31 editions
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Firestorm (Caretaker, #1)
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 721 ratings — published 2006 — 10 editions
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Stuck on Earth
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 581 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Dark Angel
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 393 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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Whirlwind (Caretaker, #2)
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 337 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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California Blue
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 254 ratings — published 1994 — 5 editions
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Timelock (Caretaker, #3)
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 220 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Home of the Braves
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 192 ratings — published 2002 — 10 editions
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Grandmaster
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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Danger Zone
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 1996 — 5 editions
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“You may have created my past and screwed up my present, but you have no control over my future.”
David Klass

“The good news is that you may have created my past and screwed up my present, but you havce no control over my future. You don't know me at all.”
David Klass, You Don't Know Me

“I don't play the tuba. The tuba plays me. My tuba is not actually a tuba, because it has never produced a musical sound. It is actually a giant frog pretending to be a tuba.”
David Klass, You Don't Know Me

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