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Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads review · 109 free read Ú E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ ildesign.co ildesign.co ´ 9 free read E soul food cafes found in every town no matter how small There is the ruined grandeur of numberless ghostly towns long abandoned by the industries that built them There are the state gun shows and the close knitsubtly forlorn tribe of people who attend and run them Deep in the heart of his native country Theroux discovers a land profoundly foreign than anything he has previously experienced. Having read and enjoyed several of Paul s travel books this one was frankly disappointing I think he set off withsome sort of agenda And his attack on some of the great Southern writers was unjustified had no feel for the book at allGave up before the end something I hardly ever do Teach Your Kids to Think people who attend and run them Deep in the heart of his native country Theroux discovers a land To A Strange Somewhere Fled profoundly foreign than anything he has Gods and Warriors previously experienced. Having read and enjoyed several of Paul s travel books this one was frankly disappointing I think he set off withsome sort of agenda And his attack on some of the great Southern writers was unjustified had no feel for the book at allGave up before the end something I hardly ever do

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Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads review · 109 free read Ú E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ ildesign.co ildesign.co ´ 9 free read SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER Beloved travel writer Paul Theroux turns his attention to America exploring the landscapes and communities of his homeland as an outsider for the first time For the past fifty years Paul Theroux has travelled to the far corners of the earth to China India Africa the Pacific Islands South America Russia and elsewhere and brought them to life in his cool exactin. In reviewing Deep South your perspective depends on where you are from and where you reside I am a black southerner and found the book deeply offensive Although he puts denigrating comments in uotes it is hard to imagine any southerner saying some words to a total stranger especially an outsider Consider for example that racial slurs are attributed to the speaker being interviewed Most white southerners in today s world would not say these words aloud Perhaps in the 1960 s but certainly not now Also Theroux paints a dismal portrait of rural southern blacks giving them little hope He basically ignores the large and growing black middle class in the south who are well educated with nuclear families He astondingly states that blacks in Africa have a brighter future than rural southern blacks What Theroux needs to do is simply look at the GDP of rural blacks and compare it to the GDP of the countries of their ancestors Doing would reveal that Theroux is simply wrong I felt contrary to some reviewers that he was constantly looking down his nose at the south and at southerners But again such a book is viewed differently depending on the reader and in particular where the roots of the reader reside ueer Theory and Brokeback Mountain puts denigrating comments in uotes it is hard to imagine any southerner saying some words to a total stranger especially an outsider Consider for example that racial slurs are attributed to the speaker being interviewed Most white southerners in today s world would not say these words aloud Perhaps in the 1960 s but certainly not now Also Theroux The Truth Against the World paints a dismal Making Him Sweat Taking Him Down portrait of rural southern blacks giving them little hope He basically ignores the large and growing black middle class in the south who are well educated with nuclear families He astondingly states that blacks in Africa have a brighter future than rural southern blacks What Theroux needs to do is simply look at the GDP of rural blacks and compare it to the GDP of the countries of their ancestors Doing would reveal that Theroux is simply wrong I felt contrary to some reviewers that he was constantly looking down his nose at the south and at southerners But again such a book is viewed differently depending on the reader and in Judaism As a Civilization Toward a Reconstruction of American Jewish Life particular where the roots of the reader reside

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Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads review · 109 free read Ú E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ ildesign.co ildesign.co ´ 9 free read G prose In Deep South he turns his gaze to a region much closer to his home Travelling through North and South Carolina Georgia Tennessee Mississippi Alabama and Arkansas Paul Theroux writes of the stunning landscapes he discovers the deserts the mountains the Mississippi and above all the lives of the people he meets The South is a place of contradictions There is the warm open spirit of th. Ok here comes another review of the sort that is going to anpissen anybody speak German here any serious reviewers and buyers here And I understand I get like that myself often enoughI haven t even read the book yet except for the first couple of pages I ve only looked at the pictures and I m sold on this book already That and the subject of it I love the American South for some strange reason but photographed by Steve Mc Curry Need I say Stunning pictures as usual all in that graphically reduced to the essential elements Steve McCurry signature style Of the uniuely beautiful American South My only gripe so far the book s format is still too small to do the pictures justice I ve got the hardback versionI ve heard of much that I would like about Paul Theroux s style and given the subject and the pictures I m sure I m going to thoroughly enjoy this oneIt s worth the buy just for the pictures If you like great photography like me


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    PDF/EPUB Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads A well written but essentially dishonest book, the dishonesty being the result of an imbalance. It’s clear Theroux had a vision of the south and southerners, whites in particular, before he made his excursions. In the course of his wandering he appears to have purposely went looking for (or only reports?) those encounters that support his prejudices The vast majority of people he spends time with are either minorities (blacks, native Am

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    PDF/EPUB Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads I have been a follower of Paul Theroux’s books for years now. This one made me so mad I had to stop reading it because it is so u

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    PDF/EPUB Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads In reviewing Deep South your perspective depends on where you are from and where you reside. I am a black southerner and found the book deeply offensive. Although he puts denigrating comments in quotes, it is hard to imagine any southerner s

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    PDF/EPUB Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads free read Ú E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ ildesign.co read & download Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads As a native Southerner in my 60's I found this book to be sympathetic and insightful. Mr. Thoreaux did not disparage the rural lower class resi

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    read & download Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads PDF/EPUB Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads ildesign.co ´ 9 free read Ok, here comes another review of the sort that is going to 'anpissen' ( anybody speak German here ? ;) ) any serious reviewers and buyers here. And I understand I get like that myself often enough.

    I haven't even read the book

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    PDF/EPUB Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads This is a very recent look at life in the southern States and how things have changed (or not) since segregation was supposedly ended. Given that it's so recent, it's a shock to read that extreme poverty still exists in the wealthy US that exceeds even that in Africa, where Theroux has travelled extensively (and Theroux hi

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    PDF/EPUB Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads Not one of his best by some distance. Like many of his travel books they have the happy knack of discouraging you from going yourself but that's fine. I want to know warts and all. Seems to be an uneven book: som

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    PDF/EPUB Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads read & download Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads Being an ardent Paul Theroux reader I was intrigued about wanting to know what he wrote about his own country. A few years ago I had visited the deep south but like most tourist went to Charleston, Savanah, New Orleans , Memphis, Nashville and enjoyed all I saw trememdously. Little did I know that there is such a dark side to The

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    PDF/EPUB Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads Having read and enjoyed several of Paul's travel books this one was frankly disappointing. I think he set off with
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  • 02 July 2020
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