By: Hooper, Johnson Jones
Tuscaloosa, University of Alabama Press: 1993
Edition: First Edition Thus
Seller ID: 7014
Condition: Very Good
The book appears to be unread but has a diagonal crease on the back front rear corner along with light soiling on bottom foredge. The spine is uncreased; The Library of Alabama Classics; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pages; This is a softcover, facsimile edition of Hooper's classic of Old Southwest humor. The story of Simon Suggs, whose mother tells him, "It is good to be shifty in a new country, " is still funny today. There is a very informative Introduction by Johann Nicol Shields. This is a book that deserves a wider readership. Hooper was an influence on Twain. View More...