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Jim Lynch, Before the Wind: A novel

Before the Wind: A novel


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about the author: Jim Lynch

Jim Lynch is the author of four novels set in Western Washington. A life-long love of sailing is the inspiration for his newest novel,  Before the Wind. It’s set in the area he knows best and follows a volatile family obsessed with sailing. 

Lynch grew up in the Seattle area and graduated from the University of Washington before bouncing around the country as a reporter for newspapers in Alaska, Virginia and for columnist Jack Anderson in Washington, D.C. Returning to the Northwest, he wrote for the Spokane Spokesman-Review, the Portland Oregonian and the Seattle Times.

Books by Jim Lynch:

The Highest Tide

Border Songs

Truth Like the Sun

Before the Wind

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