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A fool"s errand.

Albion Winegar TourgГ©e

A fool"s errand.

by Albion Winegar TourgГ©e

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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- ),
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe John Harvard library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination404 p. ;
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14545055M

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Tourgée’s novel, originally published in anonymously as A Fool’s Errand, By One of the Fools, is not strictly autobiographical, though it draws on Tourgée’s own experiences in the South.

In the story Comfort Servosse, a Northerner of French ancestry, moves to a Southern state for his health and in the hope of making his fortune.

Fool’s Errand is the first book in the Tawny Man trilogy—the third out of five subseries within Hobb’s The Realm of the Elderlings gigantic series—and it is my favorite installment within the entire RotE so far.

This is seriously a lovely, memorable, and poignant return to the world of Fitz, Nighteyes, and the Fool’s journey/5. Published inAlbion Tourgee's A Fool's Errand was an enormously popular book in its time.

It was based largely on Tourgee's actual experiences in Greensboro, North Carolina during Reconstruction. A Fool's Errand is the fictional story of Comfort Servosse, a man of French Canadian descent. It follows him briefly as he joins the Civil War on the Union side, then returns home after the war and resolves to.

Fool's Errand read online free from your Pc or Mobile. Fool's Errand (Tawny Man #1) is a Fantasy novel by Robin Hobb. A FOOL'S ERRAND. BY ONE OF THE FOOLS. THE reception accorded to this anonymous book, both by press and public, has been so unusual, and the impression made by the work has been so marked, that these facts are worth recording.

About A Fool’s Errand. Founding Director Lonnie Bunch’s deeply personal tale of the triumphs and challenges of bringing the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture to life. His story is by turns inspiring, funny, frustrating, quixotic, bittersweet, and above all, a compelling read.

Financial success came after his novel A Fool's Errand, by One of the Fools was published in late Based on his experiences of Reconstruction, the novel soldcopies. Its sequel, Bricks Without Straw (), also was a bestseller. "Fool's Errand" is one my very favorite books from and one of the few that I'm happy to recommend to all of my friends -- gay and straight alike.

If you're looking for a smart, funny, and entertaining book -- and especially for those who like Joe Keenan and Stephen McCauley (and similar accomplished writers) -- you will be thoroughly satisfied on all counts by "Fool's Errand."5/5(5).

In his new book, "A Fool's Errand" (Smithsonian Books), Bunch writes about a career in the pursuit of history, and the opening of the museum that was the culmination of a year quest.

By constantly hearing both sides of each design and every brainchild, the reader is allowed to come to his or her own conclusions. Whether A Fool's Errand would be considered a historical account or a novel is ambiguous, but then maybe such a combination of fact and fiction is what allows literature to survive the passage of time as this work has.5/5(3).

In A Fool's Errand, founding director Lonnie Bunch tells his story of bringing his clear vision and leadership to realize this shared dream of many generations of : Lonnie G. Bunch III. A Fool's Errand by One of the Fools and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Fool's Errand by One of the Fools - AbeBooks Passion for.

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Bunch III book review. Click to read the full review of A Fool's Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture during the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trump in New York Journal of : Lonnie G. Bunch III. Difficult to Comprehend Even though Albion Tourgee's novel A Fool's Errand was based on Tourgee's actual post-Civil War Reconstruction experiences in Greensboro, North Carolina, it is the.

A Fool’s Errand is a series of poems contemplating loss and the passage of time through the migration and return of barnacle geese. While the migratory patterns of geese are a relatively well-worn theme in recent nature writing, Healy finds formal and thematic ways to make the subject his own.

Get this from a library. A fool's errand. [Albion W Tourgée; John Hope Franklin] -- A thinly veiled account of Judge Albion W. Tourgee's own career as a forceful advocate of civil rights was a bestseller in the s and continues to occupy a place in the history of American.

A Fool’s Errand. Home > Books > A Fool’s Errand. Founding Director Lonnie Bunch’s deeply personal tale of the triumphs and challenges of bringing the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture to life. His story is by turns inspiring, funny, frustrating, quixotic, bittersweet, and above all, a compelling read.The Fool’s Errand tells the tale of the wandering Fool who seeks his fortune in the Land of Tarot and braves the enchantments of the High Priestess.

This award-winning game was the first computer meta-puzzle, a rare blend of storytelling, playful hands-on visual puzzles, and a cryptic treasure map. Play this game again (or for the very first time) on Macintosh or Windows.Like the first book, A Fool's Errand features a briskly paced plot that still yields a fair number of surprises and keeps readers eagerly devouring pages right up to its cliffhanger ending.