Hella Nation

Looking for Happy Meals in Kandahar, Rocking the Side Pipe, Wingnut's War Against the Gap, and Other Adventures With the Totally Lost Tribes of America

by Evan Wright

Hardcover, 338 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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Title
Hella Nation
Subtitle
Looking for Happy Meals in Kandahar, Rocking the Side Pipe, Wingnut's War Against the Gap, and Other Adventures With the Totally Lost Tribes of America
Author
Evan Wright

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Book Summary

Rolling Stone writer Wright offers 12 tales of outsiders, people more or less living off the grid in mainstream America. He profiles, for example, a member of Delta Company in Kandahar in southeastern Afghanistan dueling with the Taliban; a fun-loving regular at a dance hall; a committed local anarchist engaging in street theater at a global trade conference; a pastor of the Aryan Nation preaching against the evils of blacks and Jews; and two HIV-infected former porn stars.