Red Lobster, White Trash, & the Blue Lagoon: Joe Queenan's America

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Hyperion Books, Apr 14, 1999 - Humor - 208 pages
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A riotously funny, razor-sharp indictment of America's cultural wasteland by one of its most merciless critics.

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User Review  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

When I started reading "America: Red lobster, white trash and blue lagoon" I did not possibly think that Joe Queenan would be praising Barry Manilow. But here we are. Queenan decides to experience ... Read full review

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Hilarious cultural critique from Queenan. I love his snark, but find that it gets a bit thin by the last half of the book. Perfect for elitist snob-heads like me, though. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Joe Queenan writes a weekly column for TV Guide and is a contributing writer at GQ. His pieces regularly appear in Playboy, Allure, George, Movieline, and other publications, along with his book reviews for The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. The author of three previous books, he lives in Westchester with his wife and two children.

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