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Rick Bragg


Ava's Man
2001

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter formerly with The New York Times, Rick Bragg hit the bestseller charts with his first book, All Over but the Shoutin', his account of breaking free from the poverty of his youth and finding success at the pinnacle of American journalism.


We put a lot of emphasis on the large-scale reconstruction efforts... I didn't realize how cumbersome the federal contracting procedures were going to be, how cumbersome the American bureaucracy would be, and how slow it would be getting that money actually to work for the Iraqi people.

- Amb. L. Paul Bremer
My Year in Iraq


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