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Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America's Class War

Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America's Class War - Joe Bageant Bageant returns to the town of his childhood and youth after years in the big city, a cosmopolitan life, to find little has changed. The town’s people are mostly high school educated, conservative, church-going, and working at high stress and low paying jobs. Bageant is both tough and gentle with his people, showing the up side of the hunting lifestyle while lambasting the propensity of the townspeople to pass on information without verifying its veracity. It’s easy to see Bageant loves these people despite their flaws, despite the occasional anger with which they treat him, a hometowner to be sure, but also a heathen liberal.