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The call of the weird : travels in American subcultures

Author: Louis Theroux
Publisher: London : Pan Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For ten years Louis Theroux has been making television programmes about off-beat characters on the fringes of US society. Now he revisits America and the people who have most fascinated him to try to discover what motivates them, why they believe the things they believe, and to find out what has happened to them since he last saw them. Along the way Louis thinks about what drives him to spend so much time among  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Theroux
ISBN: 9780330435703 0330435701
OCLC Number: 271217798
Description: 291 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction - 1: Prologue Chapter - 1: Thor TemplarChapter - 2: JJ MichaelsChapter - 3: Ike TurnerChapter - 4: Mike CainChapter - 5: Hayley Chapter - 6: Jerry GruidlChapter - 7: Mello TChapter - 8: OscodyChapter - 9: Marshall SylverChapter - 10: April, Lamb and LynxUnit - Epilogue : 1
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Curled Up with a Good Book, 8/08"It's a fun read, but even more so, it's an interesting one. You'll have trouble putting it down...Theroux presents the humanity in his subjects without necessarily Read more...

 
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