Deer hunting with Jesus: dispatches from America's class war
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|Grouping Title||deer hunting with jesus dispatches from americas class war|
|Grouping Author||bageant joe|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-11-15 22:45:21PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-11-14 23:51:47PM|
|detailed_location_catalog||Green Hills - Adult Non-Fiction, Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction|
Years before Hillbilly Elegy and White Trash, a raucous, truth-telling look at the white working poor — and why they have learned to hate liberalism. What it adds up to, he asserts, is an unacknowledged class war.
By turns tender, incendiary, and seriously funny, this book is a call to arms for fellow progressives with little real understanding of "the great beery, NASCAR-loving, church-going, gun-owning America that has never set foot in a Starbucks."
Deer Hunting with Jesus is Joe Bageant's report on what he learned when he moved back to his hometown of Winchester, Virginia. Like countless American small towns, it is fast becoming the bedrock of a permanent underclass. Two in five of the people in his old neighborhood do not have high school diplomas or health care. Alcohol, overeating, and Jesus are the preferred avenues of escape.
He writes of:
|isbn||030733936, 9780307339362, 9780307449573|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000292753|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Crown Publishers,|c2007.|273 p. ; 25 cm., overdrive:05a44827-caa2-4f87-90e2-34f1e8a21e4c|eBook|eBook||English|Crown/Archetype|2008||
|subject_facet||Social classes -- United States, United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-|
|title_display||Deer hunting with Jesus : dispatches from America's class war|
|title_full||Deer Hunting with Jesus Dispatches from America's Class War, Deer hunting with Jesus : dispatches from America's class war / Joe Bageant|
|title_short||Deer hunting with Jesus :|
|title_sub||dispatches from America's class war|
|topic_facet||Nonfiction, Politics, Social classes, Social conditions, Sociology|