Rick Bragg

Rick Bragg is an American journalist and writer known for his richly detailed stories about the American South. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing in 1996 while working for The New York Times. His notable works include 'All Over but the Shoutin',' 'Ava's Man,' and 'The Prince of Frogtown.' Bragg's writing often focuses on his family history and personal experiences, blending memoir with broader social and cultural themes.


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  1. 1. All Over But The Shoutin'

    The memoir is a heartfelt tribute to the author's mother who struggled to raise her three sons in dire poverty in the deep south. The author recounts his journey from a poor, white, uneducated family in Alabama to winning a Pulitzer Prize as a national correspondent. It is a story of love, loss, and redemption, showcasing the enduring strength and resilience of a mother's love amidst hardship and adversity.