Dixie Rising

Dixie Rising

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In a provocative exploration of the triumphant South--the region that increasingly defines American politics and values--the former Atlanta bureau chief of The New York Times illuminates the people, places, and passions of this influential section of the country--an area that has effectively decided the outcome of every presidential election in the past 30 years.Most of those who came to work at the plant stayed in Cobb County. ... With Pentagon cutbacks and corporate downsizing, employment has since dropped below 10, 000. ... When other area suburban counties joined the regional transportation authority, Cobb refused, largely because of fears that mass transit would make itanbsp;...

Title:Dixie Rising
Author:Peter Applebome
Publisher:Crown - 2012-05-30


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