The Resource Deep South : four seasons on back roads, Paul Theroux., (ebook)

Deep South : four seasons on back roads, Paul Theroux., (ebook)

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Deep South : four seasons on back roads
Title
Deep South
Title remainder
four seasons on back roads
Statement of responsibility
Paul Theroux.
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"One of the most acclaimed travel writers of our time turns his unflinching eye on an American South too often overlooked. Paul Theroux has spent fifty years crossing the globe, adventuring in the exotic, seeking the rich history and folklore of the far away. Now, for the first time, in his tenth travel book, Theroux explores a piece of America--the Deep South. He finds there a paradoxical place, full of incomparable music, unparalleled cuisine, and yet also some of the nation's worst schools, housing, and unemployment rates. It's these parts of the South, so often ignored, that have caught Theroux's keen traveler's eye. On road trips spanning four seasons, wending along rural highways, Theroux visits gun shows and small-town churches, laborers in Arkansas, and parts of Mississippi where they still call the farm up the road 'the plantation.' He talks to mayors and social workers, writers and reverends, the working poor and farming families--the unsung heroes of the south, the people who, despite it all, never left, and also those who returned home to rebuild a place they could never live without. From the writer whose 'great mission has always been to transport us beyond that reading chair, to challenge himself--and thus, to challenge us' (Boston Globe), Deep South is an ode to a region, vivid and haunting, full of life and loss alike"--
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contains biographical information
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Theroux, Paul
Dewey number
975
Index
index present
LC call number
F216.2
LC item number
.T45 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Theroux, Paul
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Scenic byways
  • Seasons
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Deep South : four seasons on back roads, Paul Theroux., (ebook)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9780241969366
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computer
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rdamedia
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B2A45529-AA46-40B6-A215-4FF63E1EAF8B
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  • ocn907294663
  • (OCoLC)907294663
Label
Deep South : four seasons on back roads, Paul Theroux., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780241969366
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B2A45529-AA46-40B6-A215-4FF63E1EAF8B
System control number
  • ocn907294663
  • (OCoLC)907294663

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