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All Over but the Shoutin' Setting & Symbolism

Rick Bragg
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Objects/Places

Piedmont, Alabama

The town where Bragg was born.

Possum Trot, Alabama

Bragg's hometown.

Jacksonville, Alabama

The mid-sized city near Bragg's hometown, Bragg went to college in Jacksonville.

Bragg's Home

Bragg's family lived in a small, two-room home on his Aunt and Uncle's land. Margaret lived there until Bragg bought her a new home.

Margaret's New Home

Margaret's four bedroom, three bathroom home that Bragg bought for her after saving his money for over a decade. Bragg felt that she deserved the house to help her and her family "get even with life." Bragg worried, however, that he only gave her the home for himself. While the home initially caused the family some tension, they came to love the home.

Church

Bragg comments that religion and Protestant Christianity specifically was a completely ubiquitous feature of life in Calhoun County, Alabama. No one doubted that God existed, that Jesus rode...

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