New PDF release: Alias Simon Suggs: The Life and Times of Johnson Jones

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 have been recorded in lots of a gusty story of Alabama frontier existence which had drawn laughter and applause from newspaper readers in the course of the usa. and everyone, at the very least in Alabama within the 1850s, knew whatever approximately his writer, Johnson Jones Hooper. . . . The immortal Suggs, his adjust ego, has stored his identify alive and renewed its luster, in a biography that merits virtually unqualified compliment. Dr. Hoole’s Alias Simon Suggs is a noteworthy success. . . . A milestone in modern Alabama scholarship, it is going to turn into a typical reference paintings at the literary and political scene [and] as a extraordinary piece of biographical writing, skillfully geared up and deftly presented.”—Alabama Review

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