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Rick Bragg

Nonfiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 19990113

A Pulitzer Prize winning reporter for The New York Times, Rick Bragg talks about his first book--All Over But the Shoutin'--a memoir of his impoverished Appalachian childhood in the northeastern corner of Alabama and a tribute to the mother who single-handedly raised him. A writer of elegant prose with a down-home conversational style, Bragg talks about the challenges he's faced as a southern writer in New York and what inspired him to write this book.

| Subject Matter: Southern Writing, New York Journalism, Family | Interview Year: 1998 | Genre: Nonfiction | Awards: Pulitzer Prize |

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