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Crutcher, Chris

Overview
Works: 67 works in 368 publications in 6 languages and 31,757 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Short stories  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Children's audiobooks  Drama 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.C89, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Crutcher
Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher( Book )

37 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daily class discussions about the nature of man, the existence of God, abortion, organized religion, suicide and other contemporary issues serve as a backdrop for a high school senior's attempt to answer a friends dramatic cry for help
Whale talk by Chris Crutcher( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 2,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intellectually and athletically gifted, TJ, a multiracial, adopted teenager, shuns organized sports and the gung-ho athletes at his high school until he agrees to form a swimming team and recruits some of the school's less popular students
Athletic shorts : six short stories by Chris Crutcher( Book )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher
Ironman : a novel by Chris Crutcher( Book )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While training for a triathlon, seventeenyearold Bo attends an anger management group at school which leads him to examine his relationship with his father
Deadline by Chris Crutcher( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Given the medical diagnosis of one year to live, high school senior Ben Wolf decides to fulfill his greatest fantasies, ponders his life's purpose and legacy, and converses through dreams with a spiritual guide known as "Hey-Soos."
Running loose by Chris Crutcher( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 2,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louie, a high school senior in a small Idaho town, learns about sportsmanship, love, and death as he matures into manhood
Angry management : three novellas by Chris Crutcher( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher
Stotan! by Chris Crutcher( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school coach invites members of his swimming team to a memorable week of rigorous training that tests their moral fiber as well as their physical stamina
Chinese handcuffs by Chris Crutcher( Book )

28 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still troubled by his older brother's violent suicide, eighteen-year-old Dillon becomes deeply involved in the terrible secret of his friend Jennifer, who feels she can tell no one what her stepfather is doing to her
The Crazy Horse Electric game by Chris Crutcher( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school athlete, frustrated at being handicapped after an accident, runs away from home and is helped back to mental and physical health by a black benefactor and the people in a special school where he enrolls. A freak accident in his sixteenth year leaves star athlete Willie Weaver without his once-marvelous physical talents. Betrayed by his father, his girl, and his body, he goes on the run, ending up penniless and terrified on the treacherous streets of Oakland, California. The Crazy Horse Electric Game is the rugged, sometimes humorous, story of Willie's two-year fight back in a world of street toughs and pimps, and in a magical school aptly dubbedd One More Last Chance High -- where he finds that human dignity comes in a wide assortment of shapes and colors
The sledding hill by Chris Crutcher( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy, recently deceased, keeps an eye on his best friend, fourteen-year-old Eddie, who has added to his home and school problems by becoming mute, and helps him stand up to a conservative minister and English teacher who is orchestrating a censorship challenge
Period 8 by Chris Crutcher( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul "the Bomb" Baum tells the truth. No matter what. It was something he learned at Sunday School. But telling the truth can cause problems, and not minor ones. And as Paulie discovers, finding the truth can be even more problematic. Period 8 is supposed to be that one period in high school where the truth can shine, a safe haven. Only what Paulie and Hannah (his ex-girlfriend, unfortunately) and his other classmates don't know is that the ultimate bully, the ultimate liar, is in their midst. Just about everyone else who stops by the safe haven of the P-8 room daily are deceived. And when a classmate goes missing, all hell breaks loose
Whale talk by Chris Crutcher( Recording )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intellectually and athletically gifted, TJ, a multiracial, adopted teenager, shuns organized sports and the gung-ho athletes at his high school until he agrees to form a swimming team and recruits some of the school's less popular students. The Cutter All Night Mermen, a group of seven misfits who are members of a makeshift swim team, come together to challenge their high school's sports culture and fight for dignity in a world where a moment's inattention can bring lifelong heartache
The deep end : a novel of suspense by Chris Crutcher( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and Dutch and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Workaholic family therapist Wilson Corder becomes caught in the middle of a chilling kidnapping and child abuse case when Sabrina Parker, the daughter of one of his patients, is abducted and later found dead
Athletic shorts by Chris Crutcher( Recording )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher
Ironman by Chris Crutcher( Recording )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While training for a triathlon, seventeen-year-old Bo attends an anger management group at school which leads him to examine his relationship with his father
Deadline by Chris Crutcher( Recording )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Given the medical diagnosis of one year to live, high school senior Ben Wolf decides to fulfill his greatest fantasies, ponders his life's purpose and legacy, and converses through dreams with a spiritual guide known as "Hey-Soos."
Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher( Recording )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daily class discussions about the nature of man, the existence of God, abortion, organized religion, suicide and other contemporary issues serve as a backdrop for a high-school senior's attempt to answer a friend's dramatic cry for help
Angus( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and French and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angus is a whiz at science, a terror on the football field, and totally lost socially. With help from his geeky friend and his grandfather, he tackles a choice between a science project and the queen of the winter ball
King of the mild frontier : [an ill-advised autobiography] by Chris Crutcher( )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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?
 
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Ironman : a novelIronman
Alternative Names
Chris Crutcher Amerikaanse auteur en gezinstherapeut

Chris Crutcher amerikansk författare

Chris Crutcher amerikansk skribent

Chris Crutcher US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Familientherapeut

Crutcher Christopher C. 1946-....

クラッチャー, クリス

クリス・クラッチャー

Languages
English (309)

Japanese (4)

German (3)

French (3)

Dutch (2)

Chinese (1)

Covers
Whale talkAthletic shorts : six short storiesIronman : a novelDeadlineRunning looseAngry management : three novellasStotan!Chinese handcuffs