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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  - 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

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

More plot-driven than Norwood, and just as funny in character dialogue. Well-worth the read. Read full review

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User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

Very funny book. Read full review

Review: The Dog of the South

User Review  - Sarah Weathersby - Goodreads

Somebody on NPR had great things to say about this book...best comedy ever...example of how to write a good book. GEEZZZ!! I was sold down the river. Even the title of the book has nothing to do with ... Read full review

Review: The Dog of the South

User Review  - David Roberts - Goodreads

Funny and dark story that one of my reading groups just loved! The sad (but funny) story of a hapless protagonist and the equally (if not exceedingly) hapl s other individuals he meets on his way to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jordan Carr - Goodreads

This is one of those books that just didn't get me until the last page. And once I read that, I enjoyed the book as a whole. Read full review

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User Review  - Dylan Childs - Goodreads

Wow! What an incredible book! I wonder if there will be a Coen brothers adaptation... Read full review

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