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Crackers Roy Blount Jr.

Crackers

Roy Blount Jr.

Published March 4th 2014
ISBN : 9781480471948
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298 pages
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An indispensible guide to southernness from revered humorist and unapologetic curmudgeon Roy Blount Jr.When a simple-talking, peanut-warehousing, grit-eating Southern Baptist Cracker got himself nominated for president of the United States in 1976,MoreAn indispensible guide to southernness from revered humorist and unapologetic curmudgeon Roy Blount Jr.When a simple-talking, peanut-warehousing, grit-eating Southern Baptist Cracker got himself nominated for president of the United States in 1976, it set Roy Blount Jr. to thinking—about the South, about southerners, and about southernness. The result is a collection of savagely funny and insightful takes on redneck heaven, whiskey, blood, possums, and a great number of other things.Blount turns his gimlet eye on his Dixie home, and in the process, he clears up long-held misconceptions (and creates new ones) about the people who reside below the Mason-Dixon line. Crackers delivers classic Blount, whether you are a proud southerner or a clueless Yankee.