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Underdog

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When lonely and troubled teenager Tom White secretly witnesses the world of underground dog fights, he is horrified by what he sees.

But Tom feels a deep connection with one of the dogs he momentarily encounters, a young pit bull snatched from an animal shelter by the vicious gang of ‘dog-men’.

Without a thought for his own safety, Tom steals him.

While on the run, a remar
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ebook, 258 pages
Published October 1st 2012 by Momentum
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Emily Black
WOW! Just finished reading this book and have not stopped crying since. Although this is a relatively short book, it is really pacy, and is very easy to read. The story is about a young boy who rescues a pit bull terrier called Jeffo. The story revolves around his relationships - with his father, his friends, and of course the dog as he tries to rescue him from a dog fight. It is really well written, but be warned it takes you on an emotional rollercoaster! The authors descriptions and character ...more
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On leaving school Euan Leckie found work at a number of London media agencies before embarking on a career within the computer graphics industry as an animator. He took the opportunity to write Underdog following a redundancy and returned to education as a mature student, winning a first class degree and overall University prize for academic excellence at the age of 44.

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“Tom rushed up the stairs and burst into his room, slamming the door shut and locking it behind him. The anger inside him built so quickly, it felt as though he was going to explode. His every muscle seemed to tighten, making it hard to breathe. He wanted to scream the house down, but remained silent.” 0 likes
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