John Lekich



John was born in Vancouver, B.C., the youngest of six kids. He has a twin sister who is a full 15 minutes older and has always been at least a few minutes wiser and smarter. Born with cerebral palsy, he spent a lot of time reading books on such varied subjects as dogs, detectives, and baseball players. When he was 14, his older brother Bill suggested he read a novel by Mark Harris called Bang the Drum Slowly. John was so deeply moved by the book that he secretly decided to become a professional writer. He didn’t tell anyone about this secret, however—not even his twin sister.

As a child, John also developed a passion for old movies. He would spend many hours watching Saturday night movies on TV, nurturing a keen interest in such vintage sta
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Average rating: 3.49 · 259 ratings · 45 reviews · 6 distinct works
The Prisoner of Snowflake F...

3.47 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 2012
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King of the Lost and Found

3.33 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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The Losers' Club

3.72 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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