Shit Magnet

by Jim Goad

Shit Magnet

  • ISBN-13: 9780922915774
  • Author(s): Jim Goad
  • Subject: Biography: general
  • Publisher: Feral House
  • Imprint: Feral House
  • Publication Date: 01-05-2002
  • Format: p/b

Availability: Available

£14.99
Goad, one of the most controversial media figures in recent years and author of 'The Redneck Manifesto', spent the last few years in prison for punching his girlfriend - a sentence increased because his published writing and satires were used as evidence of criminal intent. During his sentence he wrote 'Shit Magnet', a reflection on the remarkable events that led to his success and downfall. Exploring guilt, and how it is used to create scapegoats, this is an intense, emotional and philosophical analysis of the reality behind our supposed 'cultural progress'.
About the book

Goad, one of the most controversial media figures in recent years and author of 'The Redneck Manifesto', spent the last few years in prison for punching his girlfriend - a sentence increased because his published writing and satires were used as evidence of criminal intent. During his sentence he wrote 'Shit Magnet', a reflection on the remarkable events that led to his success and downfall. Exploring guilt, and how it is used to create scapegoats, this is an intense, emotional and philosophical analysis of the reality behind our supposed 'cultural progress'.

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