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Banjos, Barbecue and Boiled Peanuts by Kirk Neely

By Kirk Neely

Welcome to the South as basically Kirk H. Neely can describe it. In Banjos, fish fry, and Boiled Peanuts, Neely makes use of his specific eye, prepared ear, and down-home voice to trap small truths of lifestyles within the South as he spins yarns approximately groundhogs and black snakes, mockingbirds and bluebirds, pound cake and cypress knees.

A becoming sequel to an outstanding Mule is difficult to discover, a 2010 Southern self sustaining Booksellers Alliance finalist for the simplest e-book of nonfiction, this assortment delves even deeper into the humor and lore of Southern existence - the mysteries and truths which are wedged among its mountains, snake down its rivers, stalk its gardens and graveyards, lie hidden in its deserted boxcars, gather underneath its fingernails.

Banjos, fish fry, and Boiled Peanuts pulls again the curtain of kudzu to bare a spot of weirdness and beauty - a spot the place a five-string banjo could lead to madness, the artwork of getting ready slow-cooked barbeque is in comparison to making love, and the feel and flavor of boiled peanuts startle viewers from above the Mason-Dixon line.

These are tales of heat and wit, of center and humor. completely attractive and undeniably touching, Banjos, barbeque, and Boiled Peanuts is a satisfaction for parents of every age. So related and but so clean are those stories that, as soon as readers go away, they are going to without doubt are looking to come back.

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