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Barry Gifford's 'The Up-Down' salutes legacy of Sailor and Lula
Barry Gifford's 'The Up-Down' salutes legacy of Sailor and Lula

"You move me, Sailor, you really do. You mark me the deepest." If you were a filmgoer in the '90s, those words, spoken by Lula Pace Fortune (Laura Dern) to Sailor Ripley (Nicholas Cage) undoubtedly left an impression on you too. The lines appear early in David Lynch's "Wild at Heart," a film adapted from Barry Gifford's novel of the same name. During Sailor and Lula's madcap romp across North Carolina, Louisiana and Texas, we learn that Lula wasn't just being sentimental: She's carrying Sailor's child. Gifford's latest book, "The Up-Down," is the eighth novel in the "Wild at Heart" saga and is narrated by...

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