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Deep South Audiobook

Deep South

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Publisher's Summary

For the past 50 years, Paul Theroux has travelled to the far corners of the Earth - to China, Africa, the Pacific Islands, Russia, and elsewhere.

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, he writes of the stunning landscapes he discovers - the deserts, the mountains, the Mississippi - and, above all, the lives of the people he meets.

©2015 Paul Theroux (P)2015 Recorded Books Inc

What the Critics Say

"Still one of the best literary travellers we have." (Evening Standard)

"His ability to sum up a people or a city in a few lines is undiminished." (Daily Telegraph)

"Theroux's work remains the standard by which other travel writing must be judged." (Observer)

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  • M. S. Harris
    Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
    11/17/15
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    "Yet another treat"

    A very well narrated account of Theroux's latest work, always an absolute pleasure. Refreshing to hear "Mr. Paul" stay within the confines of America, and surprising at how it so resembles the Africa of Theroux's Dark Star Safari. I do wish somebody would commission the audio version of Patagonian Express

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Miran Ali
    Wimbledon
    11/8/15
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    "Shaky voiced narrator with a weak story"
    Would you try another book written by Paul Theroux or narrated by John McDonough?

    I love the travel books by Theroux. But I would never buy another book narrated by McDonough


    What will your next listen be?

    A history of the Arab conquests


    Who might you have cast as narrator instead of John McDonough?

    Don't know


    Was Deep South worth the listening time?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    Not a travel book. Rather a longwinded commentary about the misery of the rural South

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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