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Rick Bragg Message Board 10/15/2009 10:28:32 PM
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Author Bragg's Book Reviews

All Over but the Shoutin'
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Rick Bragg grew up in grinding poverty in northeastern Alabama. This is the story of how he got from there to his success as a writer. However, it is more a tribute to the woman who got him there, his mother. Abandoned by a violent alcoholic husband, she was left to raise three boys on her own. She picked cotton and often went hungry to see that they were fed. Bragg intersperses the story of his own development with...