The Resource Deep south : four seasons on back roads, Paul Theroux, (eAudio)

Deep south : four seasons on back roads, Paul Theroux, (eAudio)

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Deep south : four seasons on back roads
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Deep south
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four seasons on back roads
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Paul Theroux
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eng
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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
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Theroux, Paul
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  • TRAVEL / United States / South / General
  • Travel
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Deep south : four seasons on back roads, Paul Theroux, (eAudio)
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Unabridged.
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Label
Deep south : four seasons on back roads, Paul Theroux, (eAudio)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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rbdZ11605
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (23 hr., 36 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z11605
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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