The Prince of Frogtown

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 255 pages
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The final volume of Rick Bragg's bestselling and beloved American saga documents a mesmerizing journey back in time to the lush Alabama landscape of Rick's youth, to Jacksonville's one-hundred-year-old mill and to Rick's father, the troubled, charismatic hustler coming of age in its shadow.

Inspired by Rick Bragg's love for his stepson,The Prince of Frogtownalso chronicles his own journey into fatherhood, as he learns to avoid the pitfalls of his forebearers. With candor, insight, and tremendous humor, Bragg seamlessly weaves these luminous narrative threads together and delivers an unforgettable rumination about fathers and sons.
  

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You must read this touching, funny memoir!!

User Review  - A Minnesota Reader - Borders

Pulitzer prize winner Rick Bragg has magnificently written a truly remarkable memoir…touching, engaging, funny and filled with emotion. Preceded by companion Bragg family memoirs, All Over But the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jan Williams - Goodreads

Rick Bragg is a down to earth writer who writes what he knows about, his family. He did not have a close relationship with his father and he tries to find out everything about him and what made him what he became. Rick used this book as catharsis for himself. Very down to earth and real Read full review

Contents

The Stroain
3
BOY
14
In a Clonal oi Slnoko
20
Iiov
35
THEBOY
57
The B00iggIs Rlnyilun
92
What Y0ure Supposed lo Do
154
Ross
175
THE um
205
TIIE BOY
222
um 23
236
Th1irclo
250
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About the author (2009)

Rick Bragg is the author of two best-selling books, Ava's Man and All Over but the Shoutin'. He lives in Alabama.

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