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L. A. Meyer was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in 1942. He received a B.A. in English literature from the University of Florida in Gainesville and soon after, enlisted in the U.S. Navy for a four year-stint. He worked as a social worker and then published two picture books, The Gypsy Bears and The mostrar mais Clean Air and Peaceful Contentment Dirigible Airline, before receiving his M.F.A. in painting from Boston University in 1973. He taught high school art in Massachusetts for seven years and then left to open art and design shops. His first novel for young readers, Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy, was published in 2002. It became the first book in the Bloody Jack Adventure series. He died from Hodgkin's lymphoma on July 29, 2014 at the age of 71. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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If you’re looking for adventure, this is the perfect book for you. I’ve read this book many times since I first read it in middle school.
 
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libraryofemma | 116 outras críticas | Apr 18, 2024 |
A little disappointing. I love a good Jacky romp but this story seemed to start loosing the flavor of the others.
 
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JHolmes95003 | 17 outras críticas | Apr 1, 2024 |
Katherine Kellgren, I love you! K.K. has to be the greatest audio book narrator ever. Her accents are just right, the portrayals of the various characters are specific and memorable, and the sweet tones of her melodious voice charm the ear. After listening to quite a few of the books she has narrated, I'm ready to officially crown her Queen of the Audio Book.

So, about Bloody Jack. I loved it even though it was way, way darker and more mature than I anticipated. There's gruesome death, attempted rape, more gruesome death, murder, attempted murder, and lots of sexual situations. And yet it still manages to seem full of fun. I don't quite know who to recommend it to because it seems a little young for teens, but it's probably too much for most kids under 12. So I suppose its ideal reader is 13 or so and a fan of adventure.… (mais)
 
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LibrarianDest | 116 outras críticas | Jan 3, 2024 |
Alternate subtitle: Wherein Jacky and her classmates are abducted and thusly become bad asses.
 
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17
Membros
7,157
Popularidade
#3,427
Avaliação
4.1
Críticas
387
ISBN
143
Marcado como favorito
20

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