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Alias Simon Suggs: The Life and Times of Johnson Jones Hooper
by William Stanley Hoole
University of Alabama Press, 2008
Cloth: 978-0-8173-5361-2 | Paper: 978-0-8173-5362-9 | eISBN: 978-0-8173-8197-4

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
A study of realism and folk literature and of the sources and techniques of storytelling

Alias Simon Suggs is a study in the life and writings of Johnson J. Hooper of Alabama, and is a masterful contribution to American biography and to American literature.
 
Extensively documented with illuminating footnotes and revealing references, its style is direct and captivating and will appeal to those who enjoy entertaining biography will relish the privilege of reading it.
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