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Tietam Brown By Mick Foley

Tietam Brown
by Mick Foley

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Antietam (Andy) Brown - named for the great-great-grandfather who died on that Civil War battleground - was ten years old when he killed his abusive foster father. Swimming through a morass of crudity and violence, Andy is stunned to find himself pursued by the high school homecoming queen - a born-again Christian.
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Tietam Brown by Mick Foley

Antietam (Andy) Brown - named for the great-great-grandfather who died on that Civil War battleground - was ten years old when he killed his abusive foster father. Now, after seven years in reform school, he is free to make a new start. But he is immediately thrust into the violent and debased life of his real father (known as Tietam) - an oddly charismatic man who seems addicted to bodybuilding, beer-swilling and 'bareback riding'. Swimming through a morass of crudity and violence, Andy is stunned to find himself pursued by the high school homecoming queen - a born-again Christian. Obsessed with the idea of offering his girlfriend a pure love and driven to find out whether he's descended from a monster or a hero, Andy searches for the truth in the dangerous currents of his father's past and present.

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Tietam Brown Reviews


"Brilliant and disturbing... A novel of immense power and subtlety" * Guardian *
"Take JD Salinger, throw in a bit of Dostoevsky, sprinkle with Bret Easton Ellis, and you're getting there" * Guardian *
"Foley brilliantly charts the young Andy's emotional deprivation and the adolescent Andy's romantic confusion" * Daily Mail *
"Raw, funny and moving stuff. Drop your preconceptions on entry and enjoy a real book by a real writer" * Big Issue *
"You'll be gripped by this great read" * Daily Mirror *

About Mick Foley


Mick Foley is the author of Have a Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatlocks and Foley is Good: And the Real World is Faker than Wrestling, both New York Times number one bestsellers, as well as two children's books. During the course of his sixteen-year wrestling career he was World Wrestling Federation Champion three times. He lives on Long Island with his wife and four children.

Additional information

GOR000897493
Tietam Brown by Mick Foley
Mick Foley
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2004-07-01
256
0099450283
9780099450283
N/A
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