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- Description<strong>A <em>NEW YORK TIMES</em> BESTSELLER</strong> From the celebrated bestselling author of <em>All Over but the Shoutin'</em> and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Rick Bragg, comes a poignant and wryly funny collection of essays on life in the south. Keenly observed and written with his insightful and deadpan sense of humor, he explores enduring Southern truths about home, place, spirit, table, and the regions' varied geographies, including his native Alabama, Cajun country, and the Gulf Coast. Everything is explored, from regional obsessions from college football and fishing, to mayonnaise and spoonbread, to the simple beauty of a fish on the hook. Collected from over a decade of his writing, with many never-before-published essays written specifically for this edition, <em>My Southern Journey</em> is an entertaining and engaging read, especially for Southerners (or feel Southern at heart) and anyone who appreciates great writing.
- Author Biography<b>Rick Bragg</b> is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of <i>All Over but the Shoutin</i><i>, ' </i><i>Ava's Man</i>, and <i>The Prince of Frogtown</i><i>.</i> Bragg, who has written for numerous magazines, including <i>Sports Illustrated</i> and <i>Food & Wine</i>, was a newspaper reporter for two decades, covering high school football for the <i>Jacksonville News</i>, and, among other topics, Islamic fundamentalism for <i>The New York Times</i>. He has won more than 50 significant writing awards, in books and journalism, including, twice, the American Society of Newspaper Editors Distinguished Writing Award. A graduate of Jacksonville State University, Bragg was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. Bragg is currently Professor of Writing in the Journalism Department at the University of Alabama, and lives in Tuscaloosa.
- Author(s)Mr Rick Bragg
- PublisherOxmoor House, Incorporated
- Date of Publication15/09/2015
- SubjectRegional History
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintOxmoor House, Incorporated
- Weight590 g
- Width163 mm
- Height239 mm
- Spine23 mm
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