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Book Review of Crazy in Alabama

Crazy in Alabama
Crazy in Alabama
Author: Mark Childress
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 3

Childress plays out his two hands here, civil right and husbandicide. Lucille kills her husband Chester, cuts his head off and hightails it out of town leaving her six children in the care of her mother. Chester's head accompanies her on her flight - he's "traveling" in a Tupperware lettuce keeper. Lucille's brother, Dove, the local coroner is also waging his own inner battles - civil rights and it's accompanying conflicts are alive and well in Industry, Alabama.

Disturbing at times, funny occasionally and thought provoking book - all the way through!