Alias Simon Suggs: The Life and Times of Johnson Jones by William Stanley Hoole PDF

By William Stanley Hoole

ISBN-10: 0817353623

ISBN-13: 9780817353629

ISBN-10: 083713367X

ISBN-13: 9780837133676

 

“When those phrases have been written every body had learn or heard of Simon Suggs, the shifty guy whose antics were recorded in lots of a gusty story of Alabama frontier lifestyles which had drawn laughter and applause from newspaper readers during the usa. and everyone, at the least in Alabama within the 1850s, knew whatever approximately his author, Johnson Jones Hooper. . . . The immortal Suggs, his regulate ego, has stored his identify alive and renewed its luster, in a biography that merits nearly unqualified compliment. Dr. Hoole’s Alias Simon Suggs is a noteworthy fulfillment. . . . A milestone in modern Alabama scholarship, it is going to develop into a regular reference paintings at the literary and political scene [and] as a exceptional piece of biographical writing, skillfully prepared and deftly presented.”—Alabama Review

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