Iceman by Chris Lynch

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Friendless except for his pet snake and the embalmer at the local funeral home--his favorite hang-out--Eric tries to resolve his problems in spite of his father, who lives vicariously through Eric's rough ice hockey.
 

About Chris Lynch

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Chris Lynch is the Printz Honor Award-winning author of several highly acclaimed young adult novels, including"?Kill Switch, ?""Angry Young Man, "and?"Inexcusable", which was a National Book Award finalist and the recipient of six starred reviews. He is also the author of "Freewill", "Gold Dust", "Iceman", "Gypsy Davy", and "Shadowboxer", all ALA Best Books for Young Adults;?"Extreme Elvin"?"Whitechurch", and "All the Old Haunts". He holds an M.A. from the writing program at Emerson College. He mentors aspiring writers and continues to work on new literary projects. He lives in Boston and in Scotland.
 
Published March 30, 1994 by HarperCollins. 160 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Sports & Outdoors. Fiction

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 In his second novel, the author of Shadow Boxer (1993) again depicts two brothers grappling with a violence spawned by their father; again, the older (here, Duane, 17) has renounced a brutal sport (ice hockey) while the younger (Eric, 14) still pursues it.

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A disaffected hockey player tries to use the sport's violence to reconcile his inner turmoil. ``Despite the solid sports angle, this one,'' in PW's words, ``falls short of a goal.''Ages 12-up. (Sept.)

Sep 04 1995 | Read Full Review of Iceman

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Like his more controlled Shadow Boxer , Lynch's second novel filters adolescent angst through a believable sports setting. Eric, the narrator, lives for hockey and his collection of offbeat pets. A di

Feb 28 1994 | Read Full Review of Iceman

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A disaffected hockey player tries to use the sport's violence to reconcile his inner turmoil.

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Like his more controlled Shadow Boxer , Lynch's second novel filters adolescent angst through a believable sports setting.

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