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Dog Eat Dog (Blue-Eyed Son #3)

3.38 of 5 stars 3.38  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  2 reviews
In a coming-of-age story, Mick leaves his tough, white, Irish neighborhood to embark on a journey of self-discovery and reflection in order to better understand himself psychologically and sexually.
Published June 1st 1996 by HarperTrophy (first published January 1st 1996)
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Samy Rose
May 05, 2013 Samy Rose rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: teenagers, adults, especially teenage and older young men
A great read, but a rough one. It is so hard to feel how people can live in an area where people are so cruel, where your family either endorses or ignores cruelty.

I wonder: was Boston that rough and crude to grow up in? Is it still? Am I so naive as to be so shocked by it? And I guess the answer is yes.

I expected some kind of almost-happy-ending and relief from the older brother's torment. I certainly did not expect this. Though justice is served in a way, it leaves me expecting another book.
hard to inderstand didnt like it !
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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 ...more
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