NoveList Plus Description for Rick Bragg:
"In his memoirs, reports, and biographical works, Rick Bragg makes his readers care deeply about his subjects, whether they move through an Alabama cotton field or a desert melee in Iraq. He writes frequently about people whose inner lives are rarely considered. Bragg immerses readers in the settings with myriad sensory details. His stories feature a tone both clear and intimate, with a natural storyteller's pace. Voice drives his work, changing from humorous to furious to elegiac, and it always rings true, using dialect and humor without ever being cruel or condescending. Start with: All Over but the Shoutin'." NoveList Plus; accessed May 12, 2013.[complete NoveList Plus entry for Rick Bragg].