All Over But the Shoutin'

Rick Bragg (Author)


When childhood is complicated by poverty and an abusive, alcoholic father, it vecomes focused on survival. Were it not for the dedication and strength of his mother, Rick Bragg may have never left northeast Alabama and become a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter. His memoir captures the essence of the South, explores the bonds and responsibilities of family, and, in the end, celebrates his own coming-of-age.

Product Details

Price: $16.00  $14.72
Publisher: Vintage
Published Date: September 08, 1998
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 5.26 X 0.72 X 7.99 inches | 0.76 pounds
Language: English
Type: Paperback
ISBN: 9780679774020

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About the Author

Rick Bragg is a national correspondent for the New York Times. He is based in Atlanta, Georgia.


"A grand memoir.... Bragg tells about the South with such power and bone-naked love...he will make you cry." --Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Part memoir, part confession, [this book] has everything to do with the South and nothing at all.... Like all good writing, it transcends the particulars of time and place." --Raleigh News & Observer

"A record of a life that has been harrowing, cruel and yet triumphant, written so beautifully he makes the book a marvel." --Los Angeles Times

"A deeply affecting book.... Bragg captures the rhythms of small-town life with grace and pathos." --Chicago Tribune