A Fool s Errand

By turns inspiring, funny, frustrating, quixotic, and bittersweet, this is Founding Director Bunch's deeply personal tale of the challenges and rewards of bringing a nationally acclaimed institution to life.

Author: Lonnie G. Bunch, III

Publisher: Smithsonian Books

ISBN: 9781588346681

Category: Art

Page: 288

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"Founding Director Lonnie Bunch's inside story of how the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture was created. By turns inspiring, funny, frustrating, quixotic, and bittersweet, this is his deeply personal tale of the challenges and rewards of bringing a nationally acclaimed new institution to life"--

A Fool s Errand

The sabbath - morrow was well advanced when the Fool was first apprised of the
raid . He at once rode into the town , arriving there just as the morning services
closed , and met the people coming along the streets to their homes . Upon the ...

Author: Albion W. Tourgée

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)

Page: 521

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A Fool s Errand

To this doctrine the Fool subscribed all the more readily , because he thought he
saw the exemplification of its principles about him day by day . Besides that , he
thought it only fair and honest that the government which had cut the freedman ...

Author: Albion Winegar Tourgée

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Reconstruction

Page: 318

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A Fool s Errand by One of the Fools

In fact , by this change of heart , the Fool gradually ceased to interest himself in
those things which had formerly been of such engrossing moment to him .
Realizing his own folly , and the foolishness of that struggle with the spirit and
civilization ...

Author: Albion W. Tourgée

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Reconstruction

Page: 521

View: 242



A Fools Errand

... the sake of power , place , and gain ; and fools , who hoped that in some
inscrutable way the laws of human nature would be suspended , or that the state
of affairs at first presenting itself would be but temporary . ... So 124 A FOOLS
ERRAND .

Author: Albion W. Tourgée

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)

Page: 521

View: 766

Story of the reconstruction period.

Fool s Errand

Poignant and entertaining, humorous and exciting, romantic and mysterious, Fool’s Errand leads him to discover both the treasure and himself.

Author: Jeffrey S. Stephens

Publisher: Post Hill Press

ISBN: 1642937398

Category: Fiction

Page: 387

View: 267

It’s been six years since the untimely death of Blackie—a charming rogue who endlessly pursued “The Big Deal”—when his son discovers an enigmatic letter telling of a cache of stolen money. Feeling no choice but to pursue his father’s dream, he embarks on a search that leads from New York, to the Strip in Las Vegas, and ultimately to the south of France. Along this life-altering journey, he is confronted by the dangers of his father’s past as he unravels a decades-old mystery, while revealing other long-buried secrets as well. Poignant and entertaining, humorous and exciting, romantic and mysterious, Fool’s Errand leads him to discover both the treasure and himself.

Fool s Errand

Praise for Robin Hobb and Fool’s Errand “[Robin] Hobb has created a world brimming with detail and complexity [and] once again proves herself a full master of the epic fantasy.”—Tulsa World “Splendid . . .

Author: Robin Hobb

Publisher: Spectra

ISBN: 9780553897043

Category: Fiction

Page: 672

View: 845

“Fantasy as it ought to be written . . . Robin Hobb’s books are diamonds in a sea of zircons.”—George R. R. Martin For fifteen years FitzChivalry Farseer has lived in self-imposed exile, assumed to be dead by almost all who once cared about him. But now, into his isolated life, visitors begin to arrive: Fitz’s mentor from his assassin days; a hedge-witch who foresees the return of a long-lost love; and the Fool, the former White Prophet, who beckons Fitz to fulfill his destiny. Then comes the summons he cannot ignore. Prince Dutiful, the young heir to the Farseer throne, has vanished. Fitz, possessed of magical skills both royal and profane, is the only one who can retrieve him in time for his betrothal ceremony, thus sparing the Six Duchies profound political embarrassment . . . or worse. But even Fitz does not suspect the web of treachery that awaits him—or how his loyalties will be tested to the breaking point. Praise for Robin Hobb and Fool’s Errand “[Robin] Hobb has created a world brimming with detail and complexity [and] once again proves herself a full master of the epic fantasy.”—Tulsa World “Splendid . . . Despite some truly wrenching twists, there is a welcome sense of new beginnings.”—Locus

Yin and Yang A Fool s Errand

They’re on the run—from Garl, from the Night, from everyone.

Author: Odette C. Bell

Publisher: Odette C. Bell

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page:

View: 104

They’re on the run—from Garl, from the Night, from everyone. With no friends to rely on, they only have each other. But will it be enough? Especially when secrets have come between them. …. Yang knows Yin’s hiding something from him, and the more they travel together, the easier it is to guess: is Yin the Savior? If she is, their journey will only become more perilous. The Night will hunt her mercilessly, and Garl’s men will never stop ….

A Fool s Errand and an Invisible Empire

This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1880 edition by Fords, Howard, & Hulbert, New York.

Author: Albion W. Tourgée

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780808404293

Category: History

Page: 454

View: 633

This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1880 edition by Fords, Howard, & Hulbert, New York.

Realising Benefits from Government ICT Investment

This book emphasizes the follies of major ICT programmes.

Author: Stephen Jenner

Publisher: Academic Conferences Limited

ISBN: 1906638268

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 150

View: 175

This book emphasizes the follies of major ICT programmes. It highlights how better management of benefits realisation is key to getting ICT investment back on track. ISBN 978-1-906638-26-9 "Jenner provides very credible guidance and methods on ICT project value realization in the public sector. This book is timely, practical and a very good primer on contemporary "best practice" thinking in both the public and for-profit sectors. The big question is: will public sector managers and executives have the "will" to put the book's prescriptions and methods into everyday practice with ICT Projects? The value of taxpayer services and contributions depends on their response." Donald Marchand, Professor of Strategy Execution and Information Management, IMD.

A Fool s Errand

She could not eat; and the Fool noticed dully, when he could lift his eyes from the
paper beside his plate, that there were great black circles about her eyes, which
were not there when he had first met her in the hall that morning. After supper he
 ...

Author: Albion Winegar Tourgee

Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

ISBN: 1616402334

Category: Fiction

Page: 408

View: 689

Subtitled "A Novel of the South During Reconstruction," this 1879 bestseller, by a participant in that great social experiment, is the barely fictionalized account of the career of a Northern lawyer in North Carolina after the Civil War. A champion of the poor and landless of any race, and a keen observer of the dilemmas facing uneducated Negroes in the postwar period, Tourge offers us an important eyewitness account of one of the most tumultuous eras of American history, one that continues to influence the course of the American experiences of race and class to this day.

Fool s Errand

Country life can be more destructive than Broadway to the incautious and
unconditioned . Fool's Errand is the story of Martin Brent , painter , unconditioned
to country life , who quits his salaried job in New York to go and live with his wife
and ...

Author: Frederic Franklyn Van de Water

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Painting

Page: 321

View: 629

New York painter seeks a new life in Vermont.

Fool s Errand

Fool's Errand is a sparklingly romantic take on the ways of the human heart ,
where plots take hairpin turns , disorder reigns , and love triumphs ... in
unexpected ways . " Fool's Errand is a delightful , darkly comic peek at the
mythical Mr. Right ...

Author: Louis Bayard

Publisher: Alyson Publications

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 486

View: 559

What if you suddenly discovered the man of your dreams...only to fall asleep? For Patrick Beaton, it means casting off on a quest for the elusive Scottish Prince who spoke a few words to him and disappeared into the mists of a dream. Reminiscent of Armistead Maupin's 'Tales of the City', Louis Bayard's debut novel is a sparkling romantic comedy, where plots take hairpin bends, disorder reigns and love triumphs - though in an unexpected way.


A Fool s Errand

Dermot Healy's fourth collection presents itself as a book-length poem that charts the annual migrations of thousands of barnacle geese between their breeding grounds in Greenland and their winter quarters on an island beside his home.

Author: Dermot Healy

Publisher: Gallery Books

ISBN: 9781852354992

Category: Barnacle goose

Page: 99

View: 359

Dermot Healy's fourth collection presents itself as a book-length poem that charts the annual migrations of thousands of barnacle geese between their breeding grounds in Greenland and their winter quarters on an island beside his home.

A FOOL S ERRAND Its Sequel Bricks Without Straw

... Southern Hate Violence Albion Winegar Tourgée. MLBION WINEGAR
TOURGEE - - - - - o - - | * * A FOOLS ERRAND 5 ITS SEQUEL, BRICKS
WITHOUT STRAW Albion Winegar Tourgée A FOOL'S ERRAND & Its Sequel,
Bricks. Front Cover.

Author: Albion Winegar Tourgée

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 8027225027

Category: Fiction

Page: 794

View: 263

"A Fool's Errand. By One of the Fools" – After the American Civil War, Comfort Servosse, a Yankee gentleman, decides to purchase a Southern Plantation for himself and his family. But unlike other white owners, Servosse is actually interested in the well-being of his black subjects to the extent of calling the KKK (Ku Klux Klan) a terrorist organisation and blaming Theodore Roosevelt for the failure of Reconstruction of South! Soon enough, Servosse finds himself amongst his angry white neighbours and things take a dramatic turn… "Bricks Without Straw" (A Sequel) – In a chilling sequel to "A Fool's Errand", Albion Winegar Tourgée shows how KKK unleashed their terror on a group of emancipated slaves who want to start their life afresh by buying new land and starting their own businesses. Suddenly out of nowhere, Klan's terrorism begin new wave of slavery and nothing seems to stop them! Albion Winegar Tourgée (1838–1905) was an American soldier, Radical Republican, lawyer, writer, politician, and diplomat. A pioneer civil rights activist, he founded the National Citizens' Rights Association, established the historically black women's college Bennett College, and litigated for the plaintiff Homer Plessy in the famous segregation case Plessy v. Ferguson (1896). Historian Mark Elliott credits Tourgée with introducing the metaphor of "color-blind justice" into legal discourse.

The Fool s Errand

Six years ago, Frank Tavohnen accidentally killed his then wife in the basement of their Petoskey, Michigan home.

Author: R. Charles McLravy

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781933926278

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 120

Six years ago, Frank Tavohnen accidentally killed his then wife in the basement of their Petoskey, Michigan home. An overzealous prosecutor who believes the killing was no accident uncovers new evidence. Frank is hauled out of his Grosse Pointe home and arrested for murder. But all is not lost...yet. Suzanne Fairchild, the sister of Frank's new wife tries to recruit her former lover, Burr Lafayette, to defend Frank. Burr, in his late forties and recently divorced, is the deposed head of the litigation department of a major Detroit law firm. He is a reluctant advocate having no interest or experience in this or any criminal case. A man at loose ends, Burr much prefers duck hunting with his yellow lab, fly fishing with his law partner, and the pleasures of good red wine. Nontheless, he is a brilliant litigator and Suzanne finally persuades him to take the case. To prepare for the trial, Burr moves his office to his leaky sailboat in Harbor Springs, just across Little Traverse Bay from Petoskey. He soon discovers there are more secrets buried in Frank's basement and hidden in Petoskey than Suzanne ever let on. The case turns out to be more than a murder trial, and Burr finds his own life in danger.