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By William Stanley Hoole

 

“When those phrases have been written all people 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, a minimum of in Alabama within the 1850s, knew whatever approximately his writer, Johnson Jones Hooper. . . . The immortal Suggs, his modify ego, has saved 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's going to develop into a customary reference paintings at the literary and political scene [and] as a extraordinary piece of biographical writing, skillfully prepared and deftly presented.”—Alabama Review

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