Tietam Brown (Paperback)
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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 01/07/2004
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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. 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.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099450283
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 185 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 16 mm


MEDIA 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 *

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“Tietam Brown”

Mick Foley is an amazing writer, captivating his audience from the off.I loved Mick's biographies, and have read them dozens of times over, but I was a little worried what his novel writing skills would be like,... More

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