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The call of the weird : an American road trip with Neo-Nazis, porn stars and one (alleged) space alien

Author: Louis Theroux
Publisher: London : Pan Books, 2018. ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated editionView all editions and formats
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TRAVEL WRITING. After a decade of making documentaries about offbeat characters on the fringes of US society, Louis had the urge to return to America and track down the people who most fascinated him. It would be a reunion tour, but this time without the cameras and the sense of performance being filmed inevitably brings. It would allow him to get closer to people, to discover what really motivated them, what they  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Theroux
ISBN: 9781509893287 1509893288
OCLC Number: 1031706296
Description: 298 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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