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Home Sweet Home

All Over But the Shoutin’ by Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg is a five-star memoir which melted my heart like butter on a warm biscuit. Raised in poverty in rural Alabama, Rick recalls his life and rise to the pinnacle of … Continue reading

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Before His Time

James Agee died before his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Death in the Family, was completed. The book was edited and published posthumously.  I share this story about the novel because as I read it, it seemed to me as if … Continue reading

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His Father’s Son

Bad Ground by Quintin Overocker is a wonderful novel about a 41-year-old man with alcoholic parents. The main character, Dan drinks too much as well and lives a solitary life in the small Illinois town where he grew up. Dan, … Continue reading

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