It is hard to think of a writer who reminds us more forcefully and wonderfully of what people and families are all about. --New York Times Book Review
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bragg again creates a soulful, poignant portrait of working-class Southern life.... --Publishers Weekly
[Bragg has] a true gift for great storytelling, the kind...that makes you think it s just a plain old story, until he gets to the end and you re either weeping or covered with goosebumps. --New Orleans Times-Picayune
About the Author
RICK BRAGG is the author of three best-selling books, Ava s Man, All Over but the Shoutin , and The Prince of Frogtown. As a feature writer for the New York Times, he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1996 for his elegantly written stories about contemporary America. He divides his time between New Orleans and his native Alabama.