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By Paul Theroux

One of the main acclaimed go back and forth writers of our time turns his unflinching eye on an American South too usually overlooked
Paul Theroux has spent fifty years crossing the globe, adventuring within the unique, looking the wealthy heritage and folklore of the far-off. Now, for the 1st time, in his 10th shuttle e-book, Theroux explores a bit of the United States — the Deep South. He unearths there a paradoxical position, jam-packed with incomparable track, remarkable food, and but additionally a number of the nation's worst faculties, housing, and unemployment premiums. It's those elements of the South, so frequently neglected, that experience stuck Theroux's willing traveler's eye.

On street journeys spanning 4 seasons, wending alongside rural highways, Theroux visits gun indicates and small-town church buildings, employees in Arkansas, and components of Mississippi the place they nonetheless name the farm up the line "the plantation." He talks to mayors and social employees, writers and reverends, the operating negative and farming households — the unsung heroes of the south, the folk who, regardless of all of it, by no means left, and likewise those that back domestic to rebuild a spot they can by no means stay with out.

From the author whose "great undertaking has continually been to move us past that examining chair, to problem himself — and therefore, to problem us" (Boston Globe), Deep South is an ode to a area, vibrant and haunting, lively and loss alike.

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