King of the Mild Frontier (Paperback)
An Ill-Advised Autobiography
Greenwillow Books, 9780060502515, 272pp.
Publication Date: October 5, 2004
Do you know:
- A good reason to be phobic about oysters and olives?
- How shutting your mouth can help you avoid brain surgery?
- How to survive in the winter wilderness with only a fishing pole and a sausage?
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.