Lady: My Life as a Bitch

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HarperCollins, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 272 pages
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If you gotta be a dog, be a bitch.

"Ha ha ha," I howled. "That was so funny. Your face. Ow ow ow!"

"That'll teach you." He shook himself from head to toe and grinned at me. "It was worth it, baby," he growled, He came over and licked me up, and i licked him back. He was some gorgeous, lovely dog.

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User Review  - Rhinoa - LibraryThing

Sandra is seventeen and is out of control. She has ditched her more stable, hard working friends including her boyfriend and is having casual sex with multiple partners (hence the parental advisory ... Read full review

LADY: My Life as a Bitch

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

"A dog's days are short, but his moments are pure." And Burgess's (Kite, 2000, etc.) narrative never shies from a pure canine experience in this unnerving allegory of a difficult 17-year-old. Sandra ... Read full review

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Melvin Burgess is the author of many novels for young–adult and middle–grade readers. Among them are The Baby and Fly Pie, The Earth Giant, and Smack, winner of Britain’s Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Prize for Fiction, as well as an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Mr. Burgess lives in Lancashire, England.

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