The Dust of 100 Dogs (Paperback)

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“This creative and sparkling original tale is absolutely gripping, beginning in the 17th century and spans 300 years of the life of famous pirate Emer Morrisey. Oh yeah, did I mention that the 300 years, that is how long it took Emer to live the lives of 100 dogs, a curse put upon her after her human existence was slain? A Very cool story.”
— Rob Dougherty, Clinton Book Shop, Clinton, NJ

Description


The first book from LA Times Book Prize and Printz Honor winner A.S. King--a witty, snarky tale of love and family, revenge and reincarnation, and pirates.

In the late seventeenth century, famed teenage pirate Emer Morrisey was on the cusp of escaping the pirate life with her one true love and unfathomable riches when she was slain and cursed with "the dust of one hundred dogs," dooming her to one hundred lives as a dog before returning to a human body-with her memories intact.
Now she's a contemporary American teenager and all she needs to escape her no-good family and establish a luxurious life of her own is a shovel and a ride to Jamaica...

About the Author


A.S. King is the award-winning author of many acclaimed books for young readers. Her novel Dig won the 2020 Michael L. Printz Award, and Ask The Passengers won the 2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. The New York Times called her “one of the best YA writers working today.” King lives with her family in Pennsylvania, where she returned after living on a farm and teaching adult literacy in Ireland for more than a decade. www.as-king.com

Praise For…


"Pirates, reincarnation, dogs, teenage angst, a romance that spans the centuries, magic, treasure--all are wrapped up inside a fun Goth cover. . . "--SLJ

"An undeniably original book."--Booklist

"King weaves an unusual and astounding story from these disparate premises...A remarkable and compelling story for readers seeking something out of the ordinary."--VOYA

"An intricate and sometimes very funny story. The character of Saffron is the embodiment of an escapist fantasy." --The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

"Exciting, fascinating, spellbinding. I'd follow Saffron into the briny deep."-Heather Brewer, author of The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod

"A non-traditional pirate tale with a dangerously raw, mystical edge and a unique modern twist. Deliciously fresh and starkly unforgettable."-Lisa McMann, New York Times best-selling author of Wake

"Sparkling, original, both swashbuckling and contemporary...This gripping adventure is sure to be devoured by both teens and adults."-Lauren Baratz-Logsted, author of Crazy Beautiful
Product Details
ISBN: 9780425290576
ISBN-10: 0425290573
Publisher: Speak
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2017
Pages: 336
Language: English

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