•A good reason to be phobic about oysters and olives? •That you can step inside a roaring coal furnace and feet cool? •That Jesus had an older brother? •How shutting your mouth can help you avoid brain surgery? •How to avoid cow-pies during your baptism? •How to survive in the winter wilderness with only a fishing pole and a sausage?
Chris Crutcher knows the answers to these things and more. And once you have read about Chris Crutcher’s life as a dateless, broken-toothed, scabbed-over, God-fearing dweeb, and once you have contemplated his ascension to the buckskin-upholstered throne of the King of the Mild Frontier, you will close this book, close your eyes and hold it to your chest, and say, "I, too, can be an author." Hell, anyone can.
About Chris Crutcher
“What I hope my writing reflects . . . is a sense of the connections between all human beings . . . and a different perspective on the true nature of courage. For me, those are things worth exploring and… More about Chris Crutcher
Published by Listening Library (Audio) Dec 13, 2005| 240 Minutes| Middle Grade (10 and up)| ISBN 9781400094783