Book Review: Why the Left doesn’t get it By William Bowles

15 June 2008

Book Review: ‘Deer Hunting With Jesus – Dispatches from America’s Class War’ By Joe Bageant

“Never experiencing the life of the mind scars entire families for generations.”

This is the hardest review I have ever had to write. Who am I writing it for seems to be at the heart of my dilemma. But let me say first that this book is a witty, insightful and sympathetic portrait of a world most of us are only aware of through cliché or stereotype. Who are we talking about? The so-called American Redneck.

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