Life in the slow lane rick bragg

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life in the slow lane rick bragg

My Southern Journey: True Stories from the Heart of the South by Rick Bragg

From celebrated New York Times bestselling author 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, My Southern Journey is an entertaining and engaging read, especially for Southerners (or feel Southern at heart) and anyone who appreciates great writing.
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Life in the Slow Lane

Rick Bragg considers himself fortunate, and indeed his experience and accomplishments attest to a life well lived. After many years as a single man, he married his sweetheart, Dianne, and has become a friend and mentor to his stepson Jake. Jake, now a teenager, has taught Bragg the value of patience — and of stepping out of your comfort zone. I just caught you. Then he looked at me and said, 'What kind of man tries to cheat a year-old at cards? Bragg knows that such vignettes produce grand memories.

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Rick Bragg born July 26, is an American journalist and writer known for non-fiction books, especially those about his family in Alabama. Bragg was born in the small city of Piedmont in northeastern Alabama and grew up in the small community of Possum Trot near Jacksonville.

Rick Bragg shares his thoughts on Atlanta traffic. You need to understand that I love Atlanta. I love sitting over a plate of steamed cabbage and fried chicken at Mary Mac's Tea Room. And I love the Braves, though, as one Atlanta writer liked to say, they "stomped that sucker flat. I was on the interstate in Atlanta and moving at the speed of warm lead. I only thought I was moving. It was just a hamburger sack blowing in the other direction.

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  1. Grant Cooper knows he lives in prison, but there are days when he cannot remember why.

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  3. Rick Bragg shares his thoughts on Atlanta traffic. Life in the Slow Lane I love dodging the little old ladies on Cheshire Bridge Road when they peel out of the.

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