Touching Raw Nerves: A Liberal Yankee Columnist Takes on Conservative Dixie

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In Touching Raw Nerves, Paul R. Dunn offers readers a collection of 75 of his newspaper columns that were published in The Pilot newspaper of Southern Pines, North Carolina during the stormy presidencies of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Each is introduced by a timely commentary that places the column in a contemporary context. Those who appreciate his debunking of the extreme propaganda of America's far right applaud Dunn's writings. For weeks after many of his columns appear, irate conservatives may be ...

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Overview

In Touching Raw Nerves, Paul R. Dunn offers readers a collection of 75 of his newspaper columns that were published in The Pilot newspaper of Southern Pines, North Carolina during the stormy presidencies of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Each is introduced by a timely commentary that places the column in a contemporary context. Those who appreciate his debunking of the extreme propaganda of America's far right applaud Dunn's writings. For weeks after many of his columns appear, irate conservatives may be counted upon to fill the paper with often vitriolic "Letters to the Editor" in outrageous protest. Dunn, an avowed progressive/liberal, cautions, "If you relish the reactionary carping of the likes of Bill Buckley, Ann Coulter, Sean Hannity, G. Gordon Liddy, Russ Limbaugh, Bill O'Reilly and Pat Robertson do not, I repeat, do not buy this book. It's sure to ruin your day!"

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Editorial Reviews

The Pilot
...witty, and always penetrating...
— Mary Elle Hunter
The Pilot - Mary Elle Hunter
...witty, and always penetrating...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761828778
  • Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 2/29/2000
  • Pages: 306
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Dunn is a full-time writer. Dunn is the co-author of Great Donald Ross Golf Courses You Can Play (Derrydale Press, 2001).

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