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Tietam Brown

Mick Foley

Tietam Brown

a novel

by Mick Foley

  • 370 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Young men -- Fiction,
  • New York (State) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMick Foley.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination243 p.
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23270583M
    ISBN 100375415505
    LC Control Number2002029856

    This book is told through the point of view of Andy, but the real interesting character, and probably what the title of this book is about is about his father, coincidentaly also called Antietam Brown; this time Antietam Brown IV (or Tietam for this review). From the beginning of the book we see Tietam /5(3). “Tietam Brown is both entertaining and disturbing, both a coming-of-age novel and a mystery of character, both funny and tragically sad.” –Charlotte Observer “Tietam Brown, a strange mix of J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye and Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho, is definitely not for the faint of heart [A] sad and disturbing tale.”.

    Mick Foley. Mick Foley is the author of Tietam Brown, 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. If you're one of those crying-to-your-shrink-cause-your-childhood-was-SO-hard type of people, you should probably read #1 New York Times Bestselling author Mick Foley's fiction debut, Tietam Brown, for a .

    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. Tietam Brown: A Novel by Foley, Mick After returning from seven years in reform school, Antietam "Andy" Brown finds himself plagued by the same macho curse that afflicted his charismatic but violent father, as he uncovers the truth about his father's past and present.


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“Tietam Brown is both entertaining and disturbing, both a coming-of-age novel and a mystery of character, both funny and tragically sad.” –Charlotte Observer “Tietam Brown, a strange mix of J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye and Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho, is definitely not for the faint of heart [A] sad and disturbing tale.”/5(66).

Tietam Brown is an intense roller coaster ride of a first novel by Mick Foley. It is competently and entertainingly written for the most part, well-paced, and held my attention throughout/5.

"Tietam Brown is both entertaining and disturbing, both a coming-of-age novel and a mystery of character, both funny and tragically sad." - Charlotte Observer "Tietam Brown, a strange mix of J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye and Bret Easton Tietam Brown book American Psycho, is definitely not for the faint of heart [A] sad and disturbing tale."/5(66).

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“Tietam Brown is both entertaining and disturbing, both a coming-of-age novel and a mystery of character, both funny and tragically sad.” –Charlotte Observer “Tietam Brown, a strange mix of J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye and Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho, is definitely not for the Tietam Brown book of heart [A] sad and disturbing tale.”/5(15).

Tietam Brown tells the story and speaks in the voice of Antietam (Andy) Brown, named for the great-great-great- grandfather who died on that Civil War battlefield. Andy at seventeen is himself the veteran of a violent boyhood, having been locked up in the Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center for killing a teenager who attempted to rape him/5(66).

FOLEY IS GOOD, and has written a couple of children's books, but TIETAM BROWN is his first foray into the world of written fiction. TIETAM BROWN is a surprisingly confident work for a first novel.

It is primarily the story of a couple of months in the life of Antietam (Andy) Brown, a. Tietam Brown is a rite-of-passage tale and one, as its hero, Andy, suggests, which could carry a soundtrack from Bruce Springsteen and star Sylvester Stallone.

Tietam Brown is the first novel by author and former professional wrestler Mick Foley (Have a Nice Day, Foley is Good). If you have read either of his autobiographies, you will have an idea of the writing style. It is clear writing and a fast moving book. The story is fairly interesting, though a little gruesome and crass/5(54).

Tietam Brown continuously spasms into episodes of cartoonish, sickening violence: we understand that it’s a legacy Andy wants to disclaim, but the point is made repeatedly, and a fairly absurd climactic father-son confrontation imitates the patented method of John Irving, with virtually none of the latter’s narrative drive and sheer reader Author: Mick Foley.

About Tietam Brown. If you’re one of those crying-to-your-shrink-cause-your-childhood-was-SO-hard type of people, you should probably read #1 New York Times Bestselling author Mick Foley’s fiction debut, Tietam Brown, for a reality check. Even if you’re not one of. Get this from a library. Tietam Brown: a novel.

[Mick Foley] -- If you're one of those crying-to-your-shrink-cause-your-childhood-was-SO-hard type of people, you should probably read #1 New York Times Bestselling author Mick Foley's fiction debut, Tietam Brown. In fact, "Tietam Brown" is so different I am having a hard time quantifying it for this review.

But I do know this: It's good. Very good for a first fictional effort. Part comedy, part tragedy, part horror, part coming of age story, "Tietam" really cannot be summed up with one sentence. Much like real life, the bad blends with the good, "normal 4/5(22).

Tietam Brown really is a great read. I'll admit it's not for everyone, with the depictions of Andy's child abuse being particularly disturbing. There are times when you read this and just think that this kid's been through enough and can't take anymore.

But Tietam Brown is really hard to put down. It's the story of a young man's troubled. In fact, "Tietam Brown" is so different I am having a hard time quantifying it for this review. But I do know this: It's good. Very good for a first fictional effort. Part comedy, part tragedy, part horror, part coming of age story, "Tietam" really cannot be summed up with one sentence.4/5(59).

Former wrestling superstar Mick Foley has written a debut novel that's a lot like the professional wrestling industry it's all about extremes. On one hand, Tietam Brown is brutally violent, has several passages that can only be described as repulsive and contains major characters that are racist and sexist megalomaniac caricatures.

But the story is also highly energetic, breakneck-paced, witty, laugh-out. Get this from a library. Tietam Brown: a novel. [Mick Foley] -- After returning from seven years in reform school, Antietam "Andy" Brown finds himself plagued by the same macho curse that afflicted his charismatic but violent father, as he uncovers the truth.

--Los Angeles Times Book Review "Tietam Brown is a disturbing coming-of-age story filled with gut-wrenching violence that makes the soulful musings of Holden Caulfield seem unbearably saccharin and ridiculously over-privileged by comparison." -Baltimore Sun "[Foley] has found a ring of truth in the world of books he has created a work of /5(K).

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