My Southern Journey: True Stories from the Heart of the South

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Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Southern Living
Publish Date
Pages
264
Dimensions
5.9 X 9.1 X 0.8 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780848757465
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About the Author

Rick Bragg is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of All Over but the Shoutin, ' Ava's Man, and The Prince of Frogtown. Bragg, who has written for numerous magazines, including Sports Illustrated and Food & Wine, was a newspaper reporter for two decades, covering high school football for the Jacksonville News, and, among other topics, Islamic fundamentalism for The New York Times. He has won more than 50 significant writing awards, in books and journalism, including, twice, the American Society of Newspaper Editors Distinguished Writing Award. A graduate of Jacksonville State University, Bragg was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. Bragg is currently Professor of Writing in the Journalism Department at the University of Alabama, and lives in Tuscaloosa.

Reviews

''[Bragg has] a true gift for great storytelling, the kind . . . that makes you think it's just a plain old story, until he gets to the end and you're either weeping or covered with goosebumps.'' --New Orleans Times-Picayune, praise for the author

''Bragg tells about the South with such power and bone-naked love . . . he will make you cry.'' --Atlanta Journal-Constitution, praise for the author --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.