Boy O'Boy
Brian Doyle
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Boy O'Boy

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Martin O'Boy's life is not easy. His beloved grandmother has just died, his pregnant mother and father fight all the time, and his twin, Phil, is completely incapacitated. And yet, for Martin, life in Ottawa's Lowertown is not all bad: he has his best friend Billy Batson, the movies, his one-eared cat Cheap, and then there's Buz, his glamorous next-door neighbor, who's off...more
ebook, 162 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by Groundwood Books (first published 2003)
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Story Progression/Development: 4
Characterization: 3
Conflict: 3
Conclusion: 4

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1. He pets the dog and he pets the dog and he rubs the dog's stomach and rolls the dog and he loves the dog.
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My very first piece of writing I published myself. I wrote in block letters, on the playground of Angelesca Square after a fresh snow fall, huge letters that airplanes could see, these words: MY BEST FRIEND GERALD IS A BASTARD.

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