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America Divine: Travels in the Hidden South

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Dallas Angguish has been described as Truman Capote's literary heir (Ben Mason, Lambda Literary Review). America Divine, a collection of travel tales set in the American Deep South, particularly New Orleans, is proof of that fact. The stories - which feature voodoo practitioners, psychics, snake-handlers, con artists, ghosts and boozy Savannah landladies - are quirky, enga ...more
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Published (first published November 17th 2011)
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Prue Range
Nov 26, 2011 rated it it was amazing
As I've said before, Dallas Angguish is what you'd get if Victor Frankenstein made a new monster by splicing together body parts of David Sedaris, Truman Capote, Bruce Chatwin and just a bit of Djuna Barnes. Having read his new contribution to the travel writing genre I'd like to add Mark Twain and Zora Neale Hurston to the mix. The former wrote great travel essays and the latter gave insider accounts of voodoo.

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