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Lynch, Chris 1962-

Overview
Works: 121 works in 346 publications in 3 languages and 31,345 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  History  War stories  Boxing stories  Golf stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Interviewee, Choreographer, Director, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.L979739, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Chris Lynch
 
Most widely held works by Chris Lynch
Inexcusable by Chris Lynch( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 2,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High school senior and football player Keir sets out to enjoy himself on graduation night, but when he attempts to comfort a friend whose date has left her stranded, things go terribly wrong
Freewill by Chris Lynch( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenager trying to recover from the tragic death of his father and stepmother believes himself to be responsible for the rash of teen suicides occurring in his town
Gold dust by Chris Lynch( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1975, twelve-year-old Richard befriends Napolean, a Caribbean newcomer to his Catholic school, hoping that Napolean will learn to love baseball and the Red Sox, and will win acceptance in the racially polarized Boston school
Slot machine by Chris Lynch( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When overweight thirteen-year-old Elvin Bishop is sent to camp at St. Paul's Seminary Retreat Center, he and his two best friends are forced to try out various sports in order to find out where they belong
Iceman by Chris Lynch( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Eric, a ruthless hockey player prone to violence on the ice, tries to reconcile his own needs with those of his parents
Shadow boxer by Chris Lynch( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After their father dies of boxing injuries, George is determined to prevent his younger brother, who sees boxing as his legacy, from pursuing a career in the sport
I pledge allegiance by Chris Lynch( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four best friends serving in the Vietnam War make a pledge to one another that they will do all they can to return home safely together
Hothouse by Chris Lynch( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teens D.J. and Russell, life-long friends and neighbors, had drifted apart, but when their firefighter fathers are both killed, they try to help one another come to terms with the tragedy and its aftermath
Doing your Research Project in Sport by Chris Lynch( )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An invaluable, reader-friendly, "guide by your side" that leads students through their research projects stage by stage with practical and realistic advice
Sharpshooter by Chris Lynch( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Some things are worth fighting for. Of all his friends, Ivan is the only one looking forward to war. That's because Ivan has never backed down from a fight--especially when it comes to fighting for what's right. He has protected his friends from bullies for years. And now, as war erupts in Vietnam, Ivan wants nothing more than to fight for his country, just as his father did in World War II. Enlisting in the United States Army, Ivan is trained to be a sniper. And he's good at it. Very good. But Vietnam is not the war he was expecting. Somehow the glory and heroism of his father's war stories do not come so easily in the jungle. Now, for the first time, Ivan is forced to question what he's really fighting for. and whether it's a fight he can hope to win. "--
Extreme Elvin by Chris Lynch( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As he enters high school, fourteen-year-old Elvin continues to deal with his weight problem as he tries to find his place among his peers
Angry young man by Chris Lynch( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighteen-year-old Robert tries to help his half-brother Xan, a seventeen-year-old misfit, to make better choices as he becomes increasingly attracted to a variety of protesters, anarchists, and the like
Cyberia by Chris Lynch( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a future where electronic surveillance has taken the place of love, a veterinarian is putting computer chips in animals to control them, and those creatures choose young Zane, who understands their speech, to release captives and bring them to a technology-free safety zone
Pieces by Chris Lynch( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighteen-year-old Eric deals with the loss of his older brother Duane by meeting three of the seven recipients of Duane's organs a year after his death, and pondering who they are to him, and he to them
Kill switch by Chris Lynch( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel simply wants to spend one last summer with his grandfather, Da, before his move to college and Da's dementia pull them apart, but when Da starts to let things slip about a secret life, Daniel must protect him from old "friends" who intend to make sure Da stays quiet
Who the man by Chris Lynch( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Earl Pryor is much too big for his age, and much too powerful for the anger that rages within him when classmates tease him, the girl he likes disappoints him, or his parents' problems get too real
Free-fire zone by Chris Lynch( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rudi is a newly drafted United States Marine in Vietnam, and he likes being part of a squad--but the way some of his fellow soldiers behave toward their officers, the Vietnamese, and the war itself, is starting to trouble him
The big game of everything by Chris Lynch( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jock and his eccentric family spend the summer working at Grampus's golf complex, where they end up learning the rules of "The Big Game of Everything."
Casualties of war by Chris Lynch( Book )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of four friends who have volunteered to fight in the Vietnam War, the intellectual Beck is in the Air Force, where he is part of a crew spraying Agent Orange, but the destruction of the jungle and his isolation from the fighting going on below is starting to effect him
The right fight by Chris Lynch( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the draft board calls on the eve of World War II, Roman leaves behind a career in minor-league baseball to join the army, and finds himself driving a tank in the North African campaign
 
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Languages
English (138)
German (1)
Korean (1)
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