Chris Fuhrman





Chris Fuhrman

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born
in Savannah, Georgia, The United States
January 01, 1960

died
May 01, 1991

gender
male

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Chris Fuhrman was an American novelist.
Fuhrman died of cancer in 1991 while working on the final revision of his only novel, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, which was published posthumously in 1994.


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“Trouble is our only defense against boredom.”
Chris Fuhrman, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys

“Every adult is the creation of a child.”
Chris Fuhrman, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys

“I want people to see and hear the things I see and hear. And I want them to remember how it was when they were children. I don't want them to grow up entirely.
Every adult is the creation of a child. My own signature, that identifying scrawl required by parcel postmen and valued by a handful of comic-book fans, that signature was devised by a thirteen-year-old boy who thought I'd want to seem important one day. I am stuck with it. My life is the result of that boy's dreams and limitations, and of the company that boy kept a long time ago, back when things could still happen for the first time.”
Chris Fuhrman, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
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