Singing the Dogstar Blues

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Viking, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 261 pages
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Seventeen-year-old Joss is a rebel-the daughter of a famous newscaster and a sperm donor; a wild girl who can play a mean harmonica; a student of time travel at the prestigious Centre for Neo-Historical Studies. This year, for the first time, the Centre has an alien student. Mavkel, from the planet Choria, has chosen Joss-of all people-as his study partner. Can this very different pair manage to live together, much less learn from each other? Singing the Dogstar Blues is a genre-breaking mix of humor, science fiction, and adventure that will keep readers riveted.

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User Review  - Sam Harkin - Goodreads

This book is OK. The storyline has an alein friend whose missing his twin. This means he should be dead and wishing so. This leads to a very intresting concept of 'bonding'. This is a very good idea ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ashley - Goodreads

I became interested in Alison Goodman when I read a short story in the Firebirds Anthology that related to this novel. The futuristic world she created and the lovable alien Mav drew me in. I would ... Read full review


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This is Alison Goodman's first novel.

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