Civil War officer, Reconstruction "carpetbagger," best-selling
novelist, and relentless champion of equal rights--Albion Tourgée
battled his entire life for racial justice. Now, in this engaging
biography, Mark Elliott offers an insightful portrait of a fearless
lawyer, jurist, and writer, who fought for equality long after most
Americans had abandoned the ideals of Reconstruction. Elliott
provides a fascinating account of Tourgée's life, from his... more...