Deer hunting with jesus takes thomas frank’s dazzlingly smart 2004 book, what’s the matter with kansas, to the next levellike frank, joe bageant writes about his home state (virginia) and. Deer hunting with jesus is a fascinating reflection on rootedness and the american working class while casually written, loosely organized, and modest in its stated aims, joe bageant offers some deep insights into american culture.
Deer hunting with jesus has 3,193 ratings and 608 reviews trevor said: i really wasn’t expecting this to be quite so leftwing as it turned out to be and.
Joe bageant has portrayed the life of america’s working class through his book deer hunting with jesus the book seeks answers to the question of why the american working class continues to vote for the republicans when the party has done nothing to alleviate its poor supporters from their sufferings.
Review: deer hunting with jesus by joe bageantlynsey hanley applauds an angry indictment of the us class system that dare not speak its name. About deer hunting with jesus years before hillbilly elegy and white trash, a raucous, truth-telling look at the white working poor — and why they have learned to hate liberalism what it adds up to, he asserts, is an unacknowledged class war.
Deer hunting with jesus is a deliciously vicious and wickedly funny chronicle of a thinking man’s life in god’s own backwoods” —jeffrey st clair, author of grand theft pentagon and co-editor of counterpunch. A six-page excerpt from deer hunting with jesus: dispatches from america's class war is available in pdf format and can be downloaded from coldtypenet.
Joe bageant 2007 it isn't often that i'm bushwhacked by a book, but joe bageant's social analysis deer hunting with jesus: dispatches from america's class war was a real ambush i defy you to read this book and go right on satirizing the gun-totin', god-fearin', republican-votin' workin' class in quite the same way as before.