The Resource Colonel Effingham's raid, Berry Fleming

Colonel Effingham's raid, Berry Fleming

Label
Colonel Effingham's raid
Title
Colonel Effingham's raid
Statement of responsibility
Berry Fleming
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Set in 1940 Georgia, [this book] is the story of W. Seaborn Effingham, Colonel U.S. Army, retired, who returns to his home town of Fredericksville. The colonel offers to write a weekly column for a local paper, covering the war in Europe. But after many years away from Fredericksville, Effingham doesn't understand how its citizens have abdicated all government to a small, one-party clique, the Home Folks Party. In his colorful, detailed account of Revolutionary and Civil War local history, with occasional attention paid to the growing World War, the Colonel's column stirs up the powers that be. The community is split over whether to renovate or tear down the town courthouse, and there's a showdown in which Effingham is a catalyst. Fleming's barbs seem gentle, but they go deep in this delightful satire as we watch the odd, single-minded, thoroughly upstanding Colonel bring to bear the forces of honesty and common sense. Although the ending isn't officially a victory for him, Effingham really does win"--
Assigning source
Publishers Weekly
Cataloging source
DLC
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1899-1989
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Fleming, Berry
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ3.F6272
  • PS3511.L4413
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Retired military personnel
  • Fascism
  • Fascism
  • Retired military personnel
  • Georgia
  • Georgia
Label
Colonel Effingham's raid, Berry Fleming
Instantiates
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
8 unnumbered pages, 279 pages
Lccn
43051062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)761931
Label
Colonel Effingham's raid, Berry Fleming
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
8 unnumbered pages, 279 pages
Lccn
43051062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)761931

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