Rick Bragg

Books
12:50 pm
Mon November 9, 2009

"The Most They Ever Had" by Rick Bragg

Many of these stories are sad stories. The reader is more likely to weep than smile, but they will affect you.

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Books
11:16 am
Wed May 14, 2008

The Prince of Frogtown

The Prince of Frogtown

And in terms of empathy, maybe I am not the best reviewer for this volume. Bragg's people are, emphatically, not my people. But then again, maybe I am the right one to review this volume, because Bragg makes these people come alive for me, and in fact through some of the most beautiful writing you will find anywhere, makes me care about them, feel for them as individuals.

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Don Noble
1:52 pm
Mon November 24, 2003

I Am a Soldier, Too

...her right arm was shattered. Her spine was fractured in two places, her right foot was crushed, and her left leg broken in two places. In addition, she was sexually assaulted.

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