White Fur by Jardine Libaire

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When Elise Perez meets Jamey Hyde on a desolate winter afternoon, fate implodes, and neither of their lives will ever be the same. Although they are next-door neighbors in New Haven, they come from different worlds. Elise grew up in a housing project without a father and didn't graduate from high school; Jamey is a junior at Yale, heir to a private investment bank fortune and beholden to high family expectations. Nevertheless, the attraction is instant, and what starts out as sexual obsession turns into something greater, stranger, and impossible to ignore.

The unlikely couple moves to Manhattan in hopes of forging an adult life together, but Jamey's family intervenes in desperation, and the consequences of staying together are suddenly severe. And when a night out with old friends takes a shocking turn, Jamey and Elise find themselves fighting not just for their love, but also for their lives.

White Fur follows these indelible characters on their wild race through Newport mansions and downtown NYC nightspots, SoHo bars and WASP-establishment yacht clubs, through bedrooms and hospital rooms, as they explore, love, play, and suffer. Jardine Libaire combines the electricity of Less Than Zero with the timeless intensity of Romeo and Juliet in this searing, gorgeously written novel that perfectly captures the ferocity of young love.

Title : White Fur
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ISBN : 0451497929
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 384 pages


Elyse rated it ★★★★★

April 13, 2017

UPDATE.... LOST REVIEW IS RECOVERED!!!! Here is the LOST review I wrote Dec. 11th.... my 38th wedding anniversary....2016: I couldn't pull myself away from the story. The aura feels raunchy and wrong -- and if I'm honest I was turned on --and not by romance with candles and sweet talk. I was also o...

Paromjit rated it ★★★★☆

May 19, 2017

This is a gritty story of a raw desperate love, a clash of worlds colliding, of power, race, privilege, when the dirt poor, school dropout, mixed race and street smart Elise meets Jamey in New Haven, Connecticut where the two coincidentally happen to be neighbours. Jamey is a Yale man, whose path...

Larry rated it ★★★★★

May 03, 2017

What a crazy, terrific book! Being a child of the 1980s, and given the fact that's when this book takes place, nothing captures the essence of White Fur better than these lyrics from the song "Obsession" by Animotion: You are an obsession I cannot sleep I am your possession Unopened at your feet The...

Deanna rated it ★★★☆☆

June 01, 2017

My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... The description for WHITE FUR had me extremely intrigued. A stunning star-crossed love story set against the glitz and grit of 1980s New York City June 1987. The book starts off with an extremely tense situation in a motel room...

Melissa ♥ Dog Lover ♥ rated it ★★★★☆

August 07, 2017

I don't even know how to put this book into words. I'm sure there are so many words out there in the English language that I could come up with but I really don't know. This is about Elise who came from no where but somewhere. This is about Jamey who came from money but learns there is something...

Mischenko rated it ★★★☆☆

January 14, 2018

You can also see this review and others @ https://readrantrockandroll.com/2018/... I read some reviews for White Fur last year and after reading the blurb, it sounded like a book I would enjoy. Books like The Notebook and movies like “Pretty in Pink” are faves, and this story is about a rich boy w...

Cheri rated it ★★★★☆

May 30, 2017

!! NOW AVAILABLE !! Your lights are on, but you're not home Your mind is not your own Your heart sweats, your body shakes Another kiss is what it takes You can't sleep, you can't eat There's no doubt, you're in deep Your throat is tight, you can't breathe Another kiss is all you need Robert Palmer - Add...

Karen❄️ rated it ★★★★☆

May 15, 2017

Everyone, really, is just looking for love.. This story is about two young people from different sides of the track who fall into a deep, intense relationship full of lust and grit and tragedy. It's dark, it's dirty, it's raw, and comical in some parts. This all takes place in the 1980's, in New Y...

Rachel rated it ★☆☆☆☆

May 28, 2017

Alright guys, it looks like I'm gonna be in the minority with this one. This is Fates and Furies all over again. White Fur was a long, painful slog for me. I thought this book was overwritten and vapid; the characters were loathsome and one-dimensional; and perhaps most frustratingly, there was a...

Stacey rated it ★★★★★

April 24, 2017

Oh man, this is my kind of book. Elise and Jayme are an unlikely match. She's from the 'hood' and has had a pretty rough time growing up. He is from privilege and extravagance, movie star mother puts his life in the spotlight. Parties, holidays abroad, Yale education...you get the picture that th...

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