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The Mind of the South
Date of Review: 
Jun.10.2007
Reviewer: 
Christopher Dickey
Source: 
The New York Times

Blount’s passing observations can sum up an entire city. “Havana was like an abandoned wedding cake that ants have moved into,” he writes. And of the city near where he grew up: “In the beginning, Atlanta was without form, and void; and it still is.”