Where I Come From

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  • Author : Rick Bragg
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • ISBN : 0593317793
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 2 reviews
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Where I Come From

Where I Come From
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  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release : 27 October 2020
GET THIS BOOK Where I Come From

From the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All Over but the Shoutin' and The Best Cook in the World, a collection of irresistible columns from Southern Living and Garden & Gun Celebrated author and newspaper columnist Rick Bragg brings us an ode to the stories and history of the Deep South, filled with “eclectic nuggets about places and people he knows well” (USA Today) and written with honesty, wit, and deep affection. A collection of wide-ranging and endearingly personal columns—from

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