King of the Mild Frontier

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King of the Mild Frontier

An Ill-Advised Autobiography

By Chris Crutcher

Perfection Learning, Prebound, 9780756932442, 260pp.

Publication Date: October 5, 2004

About the Author
Chris Crutcher has written nine critically acclaimed novels, an autobiography, and two collections of short stories. Drawing on his experience as a family therapist and child protection specialist, Crutcher writes honestly about real issues facing teenagers today: making it through school, competing in sports, handling rejection and failure, and dealing with parents. He has won three lifetime achievement awards for the body of his work: the Margaret A. Edwards Award, the ALAN Award, and the NCTE National Intellectual Freedom Award. Chris Crutcher lives in Spokane, Washington.