Paul Theroux has spent the past fifty years roaming the globe, describing his encounters with remote people and far-flung places in ten best-selling travel books. Now, for the first time, he explores a part of Americaâthe Deep South. Setting out on a winding road trip, Theroux discovers a region of architectural and artistic wonders, incomparable music, mouth-watering cuisineâand also some of the worst schools, medical care, housing, and unemployment rates in the nation.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Yet, no matter where he goes, Theroux meets the unsung heroes of the South, the people who, despite it all, never left, and also those who found their way home and devoted their lives to rebuilding a place they could never live without.
âPaul Therouxâs latest travel memoir had me at hello . . . Theroux pulls no punches in his quest to understand this overlooked margin of American life.â â Boston Globe
âA vivid contemporary portrait of rural life . . . a deeply affecting personal account.â â Atlanta Journal-Constitution
About: 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.
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