On this Friday, when we’d love to get out of town and into a deep and mighty southern river, we hereby present you with one of the most bad ass books of all time: DELIVERANCE, by James Dickey.

And now for a glimpse into the madness that goes down along the fictional Cahulawassee River, starring the one and only Burt Reynolds (who also starred in Best Little Whorehouse in Texas alongside our favorite lady Dolly P and scores a strong BRO rating on our hipster-literary-bro continuum), here’s a peek at the 1972 trailer.