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From the Southland : (nonfiction)

Author: Thomas Lux
Publisher: Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich. : Marick Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : English
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"Lux creates a series of remarkable portraits of contemporary Americans engaged in peculiar and sometimes hilarious trades: fire-eaters, bridge-workers, bug photographers, hypnotherapists, crime lab cops, master taxidermists, inveterate weepers and denizens of the night. A delicious mix of captivating science writing and colorful studies of contemporary Americana"--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Lux
ISBN: 9781934851371 193485137X
OCLC Number: 780319826
Description: 214 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: Judith --
The farm in the valley --
The red book --
Tiny creatures --
The bridge --
Oh ducks --
Eat fire --
Suffer the little children --
Hyp-no-tized --
The Russian poet of San Diego --
3 a.m. --
We weep for our strangeness --
Norman Ottomar Lux.
Responsibility: Thomas Lux.

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"Lux creates a series of remarkable portraits of contemporary Americans engaged in peculiar and sometimes hilarious trades: fire-eaters, bridge-workers, bug photographers, hypnotherapists, crime lab cops, master taxidermists, inveterate weepers and denizens of the night. A delicious mix of captivating science writing and colorful studies of contemporary Americana"--Page 4 of cover.

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