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Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs - 93 edition

Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs (ISBN10: 0817307060; ISBN13: 9780817307066)
ISBN13: 978-0817307066
ISBN10: 0817307060

Summary:

Originally published in 1845,Adventures of Captain Simon Suggsis a series of sketches written in part to parody some the campaign literature of the era. The character, Simon Suggs, with his motto, "it is good to be shifty in a new country," fully incarnates a backwoods version of the national archetypes now know as the confidence man, the grafter, the professional flim-flam artist supremely skilled in the arts by whi

ch a man gets along in the world. This classic volume of good humor is set in the rough-and-tumble world of frontier life and politics.
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Summary:

Originally published in 1845,Adventures of Captain Simon Suggsis a series of sketches written in part to parody some the campaign literature of the era. The character, Simon Suggs, with his motto, "it is good to be shifty in a new country," fully incarnates a backwoods version of the national archetypes now know as the confidence man, the grafter, the professional flim-flam artist supremely skilled in the arts by which a man gets along in the world. This classic volume of good humor is set in the rough-and-tumble world of frontier life and politics. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 93
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Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Year Published: 1993
International: No



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