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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' 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 COPY (shown below) was signed by Rick Bragg at the store...

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 COPY (shown below) was signed by Rick Bragg at the store...

Ava's Man Rick Bragg

AVA'S MAN is the second in Rick Bragg's family trilogy and tells the story of his grandfather, who was larger than life.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Rick Bragg on the title page at the store. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Published in September of...

Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story Rick Bragg

JERRY LEE LEWIS: HIS OWN STORY was researched while Rick Bragg spent the better part of two summers with Jerry Lee getting his complete life story in a one-on-one conversation conducted mostly in the superstar's bedroom. This is the first opportunity readers have to understand what really happened as Jerry Lee explains...

My Bookstore Rick Bragg

MY BOOKSTORE: WRITERS CELEBRATE THEIR FAVORITE PLACES TO BROWSE, READ AND SHOP was a collaborative effort by Ronald Rice (editor), Richard Russo (introduction), Leif Parsons (illustrator), and dozens of Americas finest authors writing about their favorite bookstores. We are proud to have been included and that Rick...

My Southern Journey Rick Bragg

MY SOUTHERN JOURNEY: TRUE STORIES FROM THE HEART OF THE SOUTH  is the first time Rick Bragg's portraits of Southern life are combined in one volume. Reading My Southern Journey is the next best thing to sitting on the front porch with Rick Bragg.

 

THIS COPY (shown below)  was...

The Prince of Frogtown Rick Bragg

THE PRINCE OF FROGTOWN is the third and final volume in Rick Bragg's family trilogy that includes All Over but the Shoutin' and Ava's Man. The storyline has a focus on Rick's remembrances of his father, and his interviews with those who knew him, as well as his relationship with his step-son.

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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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Birmingham Food: A Magic City Menu Emily Brown

BIRMINGHAM FOOD: A MAGIC CITY MENU details the delectable history of our food. We are considered one of the hottest foodie cities in America with a plethora of James Beard winners. We are hesitant to rant and rave too much about this terrific book, as it is exclusively bound in hardback for us.

 

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