Alabama Writers

Chasing The Bear: How Bear Bryant and Nick Saban Made Alabama The Greatest College Football Program of All Time Lars Anderson

CHASING THE BEAR is about the two greatest coaches in college football history: Nick Saban and Bear...

The Mannings: The Fall and Rise of a Football Family Lars Anderson

THE MANNINGS: THE FALL AND RISE OF A FOOTBALL FAMILY is about the first family of quarterbacks, but is not just a football book. Every sports fan with a heartbeat will immediately recognize the names Archie, Peyton and Eli. Like Cher, Michael, Babe and a handful of others, these super-stars don't need a last name. Lars...

The Storm and the Tide: Tragedy ,Hope and Triumph in Tuscaloosa Lars Anderson

THE STORM AND THE TIDE: TRAGEDY, HOPE, AND TRIUMPH IN TUSCALOOSA is a moving account of how a shared tragedy inspired a college football dynasty to take action. A tornado's devastating path of death and destruction was endured and overcome in a heartfelt crusade to rebuild. This book is about the resurgence of a town...

Fifty Years of Crimson Faith: Powerful Stories of Alabama Athletes' Faith Wayne Atcheson

FIFTY YEARS OF CRIMSON FAITH: POWERFUL STORIES OF ALABAMA ATHLETES' FAITH gives fans a view of Tide superstars and how their play was affected by faith. Just a few of the Crimson heroes included are Jay Barker, Barrett Jones, Shaun Alexander, Bobby Humphrey, Coach Gene Stallings and Dabo Sweeney (where is he now?)....

He Calls Me by Lightning: The Life of Caliph Washington and the Forgotten Saga of Jim Crow, Southern Justice, and the Death Penalty Jonathan Bass

HE CALLS ME BY LIGHTNING: THE LIFE OF CALIF WASHINGTON AND THE FORGOTTEN SAGA OF JIM CROW, SOUTHERN JUSTICE, AND THE DEATH PENALTY examines life for African-Americans in the deep South during Jim Crow days through the experiences of one black man. Every minute detail has been thoroughly researched and  factually...

My Southern Journey Rick Bragg

MY SOUTHERN JOURNEY is a collection of poignant and humorous essays that examine the unique aspects of the South, including its obsessions like college...

Alabama's Rick Bragg: Out of the Dirt Rick Bragg

ALABAMA'S RICK BRAGG: OUT OF THE DIRT  is a must see documentary for every fan, especially the part where Rick's mother is seen reciting poetry. Written and directed by Alice Yeager and produced by Al Hammond with a grant from The Alabama Humanities Foundation. We probably should not praise this warm video of Rick...

All Over but the Shoutin' - Leather with leather slipcase Rick Bragg

ALL OVER BUT THE SHOUTIN' was named Memoir of the Year and was Rick Bragg's first book. It has become the classic for telling the story of a dirt poor Southern family and the strong woman who endured to raise her three sons. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the...

Rick Bragg Family Trilogy* Rick Bragg

RICK BRAGG FAMILY TRILOGY* consists of the three titles that define Rick Bragg, All Over but the Shoutin, Ava's Man and Prince of Frogtown. Descriptions of each book are listed above.

 

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All Over but the Shoutin' Rick Bragg

ALL OVER BUT THE SHOUTIN' was named Memoir of the Year and was Rick Bragg's first book. It has become the classic for telling the story of a dirt poor Southern family and the strong woman who endured to raise her three sons. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the...