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Rowdy tales from early Alabama : the humor of John Gorman Barr / collected and annotated by G. Ward Hubbs.

Author/Creator:
Barr, John Gorman, 1823-1858.
Publication:
University, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, c1981.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 217 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
American wit and humor
Tuscaloosa (Ala.) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Contents:
Salted him; or, An auctioneer doing all the bidding.
Old Charley and the President's veto.
Old Charley and his impromptu ride.
A hand-around supper in Alabama.
A steamboat captain's love adventure.
How Tom Croghan carved the turkey.
Spiritualism explained.
Piscatory reflections and reminiscences.
New York drummer's ride to Greensboro.
Jemmy Owen's fifty dollar note; or, 'Moind whay ye say'
John Bealle's accident; or, "How the Widow Dudu treated insanity"
Relief for Ireland! or, John Brown's bad luck with his pickled beef.
A lively village; or, Brisk speculation in a new commodity.
Misplaced confidence; or, Bilking A Boniface!
Notes.
Contributor:
Hubbs, G. Ward, 1952-
ISBN:
0817300570
OCLC:
6554920
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