Blood and Grits is the ideal complement to Harry Crews' memoir of his first ten years, A Childhood: The Biography of A Place. Individually, these nonfiction pieces, most of which were first published in either Playboy or Esquire, appear to be about a wide variety of subjects--profiles of Charles Bronson and Robert Blake, encounters with a man who has spent his life mourning the lynching of an elephant and wilth some Deliverance-type hillbillies while hiking through the Appalachians, life with a traveling carnival, or juandiced looks at L.L. Bean and the people who travel in campers.
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Used availability for Harry Crews's Blood and Grits
January 1979 : USA Hardback
April 1988 : USA Paperback