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Max Childers

Max Childers is in love with his air conditioner (or was it just a summer love?)

— From September 1977
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

The Dream Merchants

The tribalization that began in the America of the 1960’s has, like the music and vague talk of revolution that we associate with that era, become a commodity.

September 1977
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

The Christ Of The Double-Wides

The country is barren, sand-hills and pines stretching from north to south for 400 miles in either direction from Norfolk to the Florida line. William Tecumseh Sherman stopped in February of 1865, fresh from the March to the Sea and the burning of Columbia. Finding nothing to destroy, he paused and then went elsewhere, looking for something worthy of his attention. The natives stayed on, rooted on the land, mournful, gradually becoming Americans with cars, trips to the K-Mart, factory jobs and televisions.

June 1977
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