Books by Laurie Gunst

Laurie Gunst was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, with summers in Wilmington, North Carolina. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of New Hampshire and a PhD from Harvard University. She is the author of Born Fi' Dead: A Journey

OFF-WHITE by Laurie Gunst
Released: Aug. 15, 2005

"A strange, unhappy marriage of the weird and the conventional. (B&w photos throughout)"
A Southern woman explores in unremarkable prose the genesis and evolution of her racial attitudes. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 1995

"A worthy antidote to tourist images of a smiling island."
A memorable, elegantly written portrait—part history, part travelogue—of the Jamaican subculture of political gangsters and drug-dealing outlaws. Read full book review >