A Fool's Errand

By: 'One of the Fools' [Tourgee, Albion Winegar]

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Boards lightly toned, corners bumped, front free endpaper missing. 1879 Hard Cover. 361, [4] pp. 8vo. An anti-racism allegory set in the post-Civil War United States, in which a former Union colonel travels in North Carolina and encounters the Ku Klux Klan. Tourgee was a Radical Republican, and an activist against racism both socially and institutionally - in his newspaper column A Bystander's Notes, he encouraged resistance to segregation laws, and was chosen as lead attorney for Homer Plessy in the famous case of Plessy v. Ferguson.

Title: A Fool's Errand

Author: 'One of the Fools' [Tourgee, Albion Winegar]

Categories: Race & Racism, American, Civil Rights, Fiction, Early Imprints,

Publisher: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert: 1879

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2296934

Keywords: FICTION,