Fierce People (Paperback)
Bloomsbury USA, 9781582342924, 352pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 2003
Dropped into a world more savage than anything in "National Geographic," more cutthroat than anything New York's grimy downtown streets have to offer-the exclusive rural community of Vlyvalle, New Jersey-fifteen-year-old Finn Earl and his recovering mother must fight for survival.
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Praise For Fierce People…
"Fierce People is a whacked out hybrid of Dickens and Salinger, a compelling-and moving-coming-of-age novel...' -Jay McInerney
"I found Dirk Wittenborn's grandly entertaining and wildly ambitious novel, Fierce People, to be both hilarious and heartbreaking."-Dominick Dunne
"A riveting page-turner that offers a haunting and fascinating glimpse into the lives of the super-rich-truly the fiercest class of all."-Candace Bushnell
"Wittenborn offers plenty of unusual spins on the usual coming-of-age formula, and his eclectic, idiosyncratic characters provide plenty of entertainment...this peek behind the scenes of a wealthy family remains novel and fascinating from start to finish."-Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Punched-up with sexual awakening, loss of innocence, first love, drugs, battles lost and won, adolescent rebellion-Dirk Wittenborn captures it all with a bright and vivid intensity."-Bret Easton Ellis