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Rick Bragg Appearance Rescheduled

January 27, 2004 -- An appearance by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg of Jacksonville has been rescheduled to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5 on the 11th Floor of Cole Library.  He will address the Jacksonville State University Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The public is invited.

Bragg is currently working on his fourth book of creative non-fiction. It will feature a story about how the closing of the mill village and the demise of the textile industry in Calhoun County changed the lives of its employees and residents of the county. Bragg’s other three books are: All Over But The Shoutin’, Ava’s Man, and I’m a Soldier, Too: The Jessica Lynch Story. Another book, Somebody Told Me, is a compilation of his news stories working as a news journalist.


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