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Author Jones, Ben, 1941 August 30-

Title Redneck boy in the promised land : the confessions of "Crazy Cooter" / Ben Jones.

Imprint New York : Harmony Books, c2008.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Biography  B Jones,B.    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description ix, 292 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Note Includes index.
Summary An unabashed Southern redneck from a "likker drinkin', hell-raisin'" family, Jones grew up in the depressed railroad docks outside of Portsmouth, Virginia, and spent most of his days dreaming about where the tracks out of town could take him. That he would go on to become a beloved television icon on The Dukes of Hazzard and a firebrand two-term Congressman is a story that no one could have ever seen coming . . . least of all ol' "Cooter" himself.--From publisher description.
Subject Jones, Ben, 1941 Aug. 30-
United States. Congress. House -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Television actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.
Alcoholics -- United States -- Biography.
Recovering alcoholics -- United States -- Biography.
Southern States -- Biography.
Southern States -- Social conditions -- 1945-
ISBN 9780307395276
0307395278

 
    
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