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Prince of Frogtown

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ISBN-10: 140004040X

ISBN-13: 9781400040407

Edition: 2008

Authors: Rick Bragg

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In this final volume of the beloved American saga that began withAll Over but the Shoutin7;and continued withAva7;s Man,Rick Bragg closes his circle of family stories with an unforgettable tale about fathers and sons inspired by his own relationship with his ten-year-old stepson. He learns, right from the start, that a man who chases a woman with a child is like a dog who chases a car and wins. He discovers that he is unsuited to fatherhood, unsuited to fathering this boy in particular, a boy who does not know how to throw a punch and doesn7;t need to; a boy accustomed to love and affection rather than violence and neglect; in short, a boy wholly unlike the child Rick once was, and who…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/6/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Rick Bragg was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing in 1996. A national correspondent for the "New York Times", he lives in Miami, Florida.

Prologue: The Streamp. 3
The Boyp. 14
In a Cloud of Smokep. 20
The Boyp. 35
The Villagep. 39
The Boyp. 57
Bobp. 61
The Boyp. 72
Fearlessp. 76
The Boyp. 89
The Bootlegger's Rhythmp. 92
The Boyp. 103
Flying Jennyp. 106
The Boyp. 117
My Fair Orvalenep. 120
The Boyp. 123
The Hangingp. 128
The Boyp. 135
Settin' the World on Firep. 137
The Boyp. 150
What You're Supposed to Dop. 154
The Boyp. 158
At Least a Hundred Dollars Thenp. 161
The Boyp. 173
Rossp. 175
The Boyp. 195
Dallasp. 197
The Boyp. 205
Ridep. 208
The Boyp. 222
One Friendp. 226
The Boyp. 233
Amenp. 236
The Boyp. 238
The Circlep. 242
The Boyp. 250
Acknowledgmentsp. 253
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