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Rick Bragg to Speak in Huntsville


The Huntsville Library Foundation presents journalist and author Rick Bragg as guest speaker for the 2013 edition of the annual Vive le Livre, Long Live the Book, on Thursday, September 12, in the Thurber Auditorium at Randolph School.

Tickets may be purchased on the Huntsville Library Foundation website



The following is a link to an issue of Alabama Arts magazine, containing articles on the Arts Awards recipients, including Rick Bragg:




Rick Bragg


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Works by Rick Bragg

The following books by Rick Bragg are available at either the Main Library or one of the branches of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.

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All Over But the Shoutin' - Rick Bragg
Call Number: B BRA BRA
ISBN: 9780679774020
Publication Date: 1998
From the book jacket: 'A haunting memoir about growing up dirt-poor in the pines of Alabama...the extraordinary gifts for evocation and insight that earned Rick Bragg a Pulitzer Prize for feature writing in 1996 are here brought to bear on the wrenching story of his own family's life.'

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Ava's Man - Rick Bragg
Call Number: B BUN BRA
ISBN: 9780375410628
Publication Date: 2001
From the book jacket: 'The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'All Over But the Shoutin' continues his personal history of the Deep South with an evocation of his mother's childhood in the Appalachian foothills during the Great Depression and the magnificent story of the man who raised her.'

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The Prince of Frogtown - Rick Bragg
Call Number: B BRA BRA
ISBN: 9781400040407
Publication Date: 2008
From the book jacket: "'The Prince of Frogtown' documents a mesmerizing journey back in time to the lush Alabama landscape of Rick's youth, to Jacksonville's one-hundred-year old mill, the town's blight and salvation; and to a troubled, charismatic hustler coming of age in its shadow, Rick's father, a man bound to bring harm even to those he truly loves."

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The Most They Ever Had - Rick Bragg
Call Number: 976 BRA
ISBN: 9781596923614
Publication Date: 2009
From the book jacket: " seemed a miracle to blue-collar people in Jacksonville, Alabama that their mill still bit, shook, and roared....the mill had become almost a living thing, rewarding the hard-working and careful with the best payday they ever had, but punishing the careless and clumsy, taking a finger, a hand, and more."

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