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Title: THE CALL OF THE WEIRD
ENCOUNTERS WITH SURVIVALISTS, PORN STARS, ALIEN KILLERS, AND IKE TURNER
By: Louis Theroux
Format: Paperback

List price: £9.99


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ISBN 10: 0306815672
ISBN 13: 9780306815676
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Pub. date: 6 May, 2008
Pages: 288
Description: No, it doesn't get any weirder than this: Thor Templar, Lord Commander of the Earth Protectorate, who claims to have killed ten aliens. Or April, the Neo-Nazi bringing up her twin daughters Lamb and Lynx (A.K.A. Prussian Blue, a white-power folk group for kids) and her youngest daughter, Dresden. For a decade, Louis Theroux has been making acclaimed television programs about offbeat characters on the fringes of U.S. society. Now he revisits the people who have intrigued him the most to try to discover what motivates them-and why they hold their bizarre beliefs. Reflecting on these assorted dreamers, schemers, and outlaws, Theroux entertainingly and unforgettably creates a moving, funny, and frightening expose of America and its often elusive dream" ( NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ).
Synopsis: No, it doesn't get any weirder than this: Thor Templar, Lord Commander of the Earth Protectorate, who claims to have killed ten aliens. Or April, the Neo-Nazi bringing up her twin daughters Lamb and Lynx (A.K.A. Prussian Blue, a white-power folk group for kids) and her youngest daughter, Dresden. For a decade, Louis Theroux has been making acclaimed television programs about offbeat characters on the fringes of U.S. society. Now he revisits the people who have intrigued him the most to try to discover what motivates them-and why they hold their bizarre beliefs. Reflecting on these assorted dreamers, schemers, and outlaws, Theroux entertainingly and unforgettably creates a moving, funny, and frightening expose of America and its often elusive dream" ( NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ).
Publication: UK
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Returns: Returnable
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