Chris Lynch

Chris Lynch


Born
in Boston, Massachusetts, The United States
July 02, 1962

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Chris Lynch is the Printz Honor Award-winning author of several highly acclaimed young adult novels, including KILL SWITCH, ANGRY YOUNG MAN, and INEXCUSABLE, which was a National Book Award finalist and the recipient of six starred reviews. He is also the author of FREEWILL, GOLD DUST, ICEMAN, GYPSY DAVY, and SHADOWBOXER, all ALA Best Books for Young Adults; EXTREME ELVIN WHITECHURCH, and ALL THE OLD HAUNTS.

He holds an M.A. from the writing program at Emerson College. He mentors aspiring writers and continues to work on new literary projects. He lives in Boston and in Scotland.

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Inexcusable

3.04 avg rating — 3,697 ratings — published 2005 — 18 editions
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4.03 avg rating — 1,153 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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Sharpshooter (Vietnam, #2)

4.24 avg rating — 640 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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Free-Fire Zone (Vietnam, #3)

4.28 avg rating — 464 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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The Right Fight (World War ...

3.95 avg rating — 360 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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4.18 avg rating — 332 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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Freewill

2.79 avg rating — 475 ratings — published 2001 — 12 editions
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Angry Young Man

2.95 avg rating — 310 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Pieces

3.20 avg rating — 273 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Kill Switch

2.95 avg rating — 291 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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November 2009, Chris Lynch
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? CL: Dead lucky to have the job I have. SS: What is your motto or maxim? CL: Look for humor, find life. What Readers want to know... SS: How would you describe perfect happiness? CL: W..." ...More

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“Don’t fuck yourself waiting for fair. Understand? Listening? You will fuck yourself waiting for fair.”
Chris Lynch, Freewill
tags: fair, life

“Your family should be there. Your family should always be there. What does it say about you if they aren't?”
Chris Lynch, Inexcusable

“Sometimes seeing everything just gets in the way.”
Chris Lynch, Angry Young Man

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