When a simple-talking, peanut-warehousing, grit-eating Southern Baptist Cracker obtained himself nominated for president of the us in 1976, it set Roy Blount Jr. to thinking—about the South, approximately southerners, and approximately southernness. the result's a suite of savagely humorous and insightful takes on redneck heaven, whiskey, blood, possums, and a lot of different things.
Blount turns his gimlet eye on his Dixie domestic, and within the strategy, he clears up long-held misconceptions (and creates new ones) in regards to the those that stay less than the Mason-Dixon line. Crackers delivers vintage Blount, even if you're a proud southerner or a clueless Yankee.
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