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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Contents

The Stream
3
THE Boy
14
In a Cloud of Smoke
20
THE Boy
35
THE Boy
57
THE Boy
72
THE Boy
89
THE Boy
103
The Boy
150
THE Boy
158
The Boy
173
THE Boy
205
THE BOY
222
THE Boy
233
The Circle
242
THE Boy
250

The Boy
117
THE Boy
135

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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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