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: 3.83 · 14,634 ratings · 1,718 reviews · 24 distinct worksSimilar authors
You Don't Know Me

3.88 avg rating — 8,226 ratings — published 2001 — 32 editions
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Firestorm (Caretaker, #1)

3.73 avg rating — 945 ratings — published 2006 — 12 editions
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Stuck on Earth

3.60 avg rating — 819 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Losers Take All

3.69 avg rating — 753 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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Grandmaster

3.92 avg rating — 666 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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Dark Angel

3.83 avg rating — 560 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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Whirlwind (Caretaker, #2)

3.90 avg rating — 442 ratings — published 2008 — 9 editions
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California Blue

3.49 avg rating — 355 ratings — published 1996 — 5 editions
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Timelock (Caretaker, #3)

3.94 avg rating — 316 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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Second Impact

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3.69 avg rating — 310 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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“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

“You may have created my past and screwed up my present, but you have no control over my future.”
David Klass

“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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