Ava's Man

Ava's Man

Rick Bragg

With an analogous emotional generosity and without difficulty compelling storytelling that made All Over however the Shoutin’ a nationwide bestseller, Rick Bragg maintains his own background of the Deep South. This time he’s writing approximately his grandfather Charlie Bundrum, a guy who died prior to Bragg was once born yet left an indelible imprint at the those that enjoyed him. Drawing on their thoughts, Bragg reconstructs the lifetime of an unlettered roof repairer who stored nutrition on his family’s desk in the course of the worst of the nice melancholy; a moonshiner who drank precisely one pint for each gallon he bought; an unregenerate brawler, who might sit down for hours with a child within the criminal of his arm.

In telling Charlie’s tale, Bragg inspires the backwoods hamlets of Georgia and Alabama within the years whilst the roads have been nonetheless airborne dirt and dust and genuine males by no means stubborn in entrance of women. A masterly family members chronicle and a human portrait so brilliant you could odor the cornbread and whiskey, Ava’s Man is unforgettable.

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