Long Time Leaving

Dispatches from Up South

by Roy Blount Jr.

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Long Time Leaving
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Dispatches from Up South
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Roy Blount Jr.

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Book Summary

An entertaining selection of essays by the popular humorist, the first in more than a decade, reassesses the diverse conflicts between the North and the South, ranging from musical taste, religion, and eating habits to theories of education, sports, politics, child-rearing, and race. Reprint.