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A funny book From Little Rock to Mexico.
I thought this book was so funny with lots of extreme characters. If you want a laugh to perk up your day then this is the book for you.

Review: The Dog of the South

User Review  - Nelson Maddaloni - Goodreads

I want to give this a higher rating, but I don't remember the last part of the book as much as the beginning. I do remember the ending and I, overall, really liked this book but I feel like there is ... Read full review

Review: The Dog of the South

User Review  - Zardoz - Goodreads

Though not set entirely in the South the novel is very southern. Be prepared for the common themes of the Civil War and Jesus. Some of the characters are very annoying and one wonders why our ... Read full review

Review: The Dog of the South

User Review  - Ms.pegasus - Goodreads

At 26, Ray Midge has accomplished little and is drifting into an unpromising future. His wife Norma has run off with her ex-husband Gary Dupree. Gary is even more directionless than Ray. He has jumped ... Read full review

Review: The Dog of the South

User Review  - Matthew Peck - Goodreads

The third novel by Charles Portis is a deadpan comic masterwork. It's about a Little Rock copy editor named Raymond Midge that embarks on a madcap journey into Central America in search of the ... Read full review

Review: The Dog of the South

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

The epic journey, Charles Portis-style. Now that it's over, I can compare it to True Grit, but maybe I just liked that story better for the tough girl heroine. Both are wonderfully poignant studies of human character with a southern drawl. The narration for this Audible version was totally awesome. Read full review

Review: The Dog of the South

User Review  - Tiffany Malcom - Goodreads

Um . . . gosh. I'm kind of at a loss for what to say. I wish I could remember where I heard about this book -- according to Goodreads, it's been on my to-read list for six years, and I'm dying to know ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peter Pecksen - Goodreads

An excellent book. Fantastic characters and an engaging story line. Read full review

Review: The Dog of the South

User Review  - Tait Brown - Goodreads

As always, I enjoyed the quirky character traits more than anything. I love the way that, in the dive bar, Speed grasps the stein with his left hand in the belief fewer lips have touched that side ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

Couldn't put it down. Read full review

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