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All Over but the Shoutin' - 97 edition

by Rick Bragg

All Over but the Shoutin` (ISBN10: 0679442588; ISBN13: 9780679442585)
ISBN13: 978-0679442585
ISBN10: 0679442588

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0679774020
ISBN10: 0679774025

Summary: This haunting, harrowing, gloriously moving recollection of a life on the American margin is the story of Rick Bragg, who grew up dirt-poor in northeastern Alabama, seemingly destined for either the cotton mills or the penitentiary, and instead became a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times. It is the story of Bragg's father, a hard-drinking man with a murderous temper and the habit of running out on the people who needed him most. But at the cente ...show morer of this soaring memoir is Bragg's mother, who went eighteen years without a new dress so that her sons could have school clothes and picked other people's cotton so that her children wouldn't have to live on welfare alone. Evoking these lives--and the country that shaped and nourished them--with artistry, honesty, and compassion, Rick Bragg brings home the love and suffering that lie at the heart of every family. The result is unforgettable. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 97
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Publisher: Vintage Books
Year Published: 1997
International: No

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