Angry Young Man (Google eBook)
Delve into the mind of a teen whose journey of self-discovery leads to the unthinkable in this tense and terse novel from award-wining author Chris Lynch.
Alexander, who wants to be called Xan, is a misfit. He has never fit in—not in academics, sports, or social life. He’s an awkward loner who hasn’t been able to find his place in the world.
Robert is Xan’s half-brother, and unlike Xan, Robert seems to have his life together. At eighteen, he’s enrolled in community college with a decent job and a great girlfriend. Robert often teases his brother, but he’s also his biggest supporter. No matter what, he’s got Xan’s back.
When Robert starts to suspect that Xan is traveling down a dangerous path, he may be the only one who can save Xan from self-destructing—before it’s too late. But can Robert save himself?
This edgy exploration of what goes on in the mind of someone pushed to the brink examines the seeds of extremism that exist in everyone—and is sure to captivate readers of all kinds.
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Review: Angry Young ManUser Review - Deb Geiger - Goodreads
Angry Young Man by Chris Lynch starts with the words by narrator Robert: "I want you to understand my brother. I don't need you to, so don't get all worked up over it or anything. Ultimately you can ... Read full review
Review: Angry Young ManUser Review - Kathy Stone - Goodreads
I could not tell from this story what seventeen-year-old Alexander was angry about. Was it being teased in middle school? I think most of us had some awkward years. Especially if we were not jocks ... Read full review