Lynch, Chris. Inexcusable.

Author:Rohrlick, Paula
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

LYNCH, Chris. Inexcusable. Simon & Schuster, Atheneum. 176p. c2005.0-689-84789-0. $16.95. S

Keir, a high school senior, thinks of himself as a "good guy." So how could he possibly feel responsible when he cripples a football player on the field, earning himself the nickname "Killer"? After all, it was a perfect tackle. How could he have tormented some of the school's soccer players, kidnapping them for "a few hours of involuntary skinny-dipping," and destroyed town statues in a drunken rampage? And most of all, how could he have raped Gigi, the girl he adores, the night of their senior prom? Keir is sure he's done nothing wrong, though the wrecks he leaves in his wake indicate otherwise.

This provocative tale by the author of Free-will...

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