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Vernon God Little

Pierre, D. B. C. (Book - 2003)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Vernon God Little
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In the town jail of Martirio, Texas--under the terrifying care of the dynastic Gurie family, and wearing only his New Jack trainers and underpants--15-year-old Vernon Little is in trouble. His friend, the mysterious Jesus, has just blown away 16 of his classmates before turning the gun on himself.
Authors: Pierre, D. B. C.
Title: Vernon God Little
Publisher: New York : Canongate, 2003
Characteristics: 279 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: D.B.C. Pierre
Notes: First published in the UK in 2003 by Faber and Faber Ltd
ISBN: 1841954608
Branch Call Number: FICTION PIERRE
Subject Headings: Drugs Texas Fiction Massacres Texas Fiction Teenage boys Texas Fiction
Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Topical Term: Drugs
Massacres
Teenage boys
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Vital, riotously funny and energetic, Pierre puts lust for vengeance, materialism and trial by media squarely in the dock. The main character emerges as the lovable upholder of love, truth and homespun wisdom in a world gone mad.


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Jan 07, 2012
  • thelung2020 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

this book was VERY funny and a page turner as well. I thought the dialouge between the characters was great, and the plotline was superb! Vernon God Little is one of the best books of 2003 by far. I would highly recommend it to anybody looking for a great book to read. Also, its fairly short, and it reads fast, so you can probably finish in a fairly fast timeframe. Check it out at your local public library today!

Jan 19, 2010
  • PugMama rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Excellent read. Good insights and comic relief. Enjoyed the uniqueness of Pierre's voice.

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