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The prince of Frogtown

Rick Bragg

The prince of Frogtown

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bragg, Rick,
  • Fathers and sons,
  • Stepfathers,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Working class whites -- Alabama -- Biography,
  • Alabama -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRick Bragg.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT275.B5946 A3 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21576899M
    ISBN 109781400040407
    LC Control Number2007038884
    OCLC/WorldCa173368119


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