Paul Theroux's 'Deep South' Takes Us Inside America's Third World

Paul Theroux's 'Deep South' Takes Us Inside America's Third World

By Chris Barsanti

After a career spent traveling the world, Paul Theroux makes a revelatory journey through the blighted, wounded, struggling, well-armed, and resilient small towns of the American South. 3 Sep 2015 // 2:05 AM

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