D.B.C. Pierre Biography | Author of Vernon God Little

D.B.C. Pierre
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DBC Pierre is the pseudonym for author Peter Finley, who was born in Australia in 1961. (The author has reported that the "DBC" stands for "Dirty But Clean.") Pierre grew up in Mexico City, but he spent significant time living in Texas as well. In an interview with the Guardian (U.K.), Pierre explains his varied upbringing:

I grew up with a real sense of cultural homelessness…. I haven't been successful in fitting in anywhere. I clearly wasn't Mexican, although I could move in that culture as easily as anywhere. I'm a British national but wasn't quite from here; and I went to school with a lot of expat Americans…. There's nothing I love more than to just be part of something, for someone to pay you a hello.

After his father died of a brain tumor when Pierre was nineteen, Pierre—as the default male...

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