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By William Stanley Hoole


“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 existence which had drawn laughter and applause from newspaper readers through the usa. and everyone, not less than in Alabama within the 1850s, knew anything approximately his author, Johnson Jones Hooper. . . . The immortal Suggs, his regulate ego, has saved 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's going to develop into a typical reference paintings at the literary and political scene [and] as a special piece of biographical writing, skillfully geared up and deftly presented.”—Alabama Review

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