I was lucky enough to find a copy of this beautiful book, The Foxes of Harrow, printed in and still in lovely condition. I first read this story when I was in school (nearly 60 years ago) at 14 years old and have never forgotten it. I read it in my forward thinking school's library - and have had to wait until now to find a copy of my by: 8. I was lucky enough to find a copy of this beautiful book, The Foxes of Harrow, printed in and still in lovely condition. I first read this story when I was in school (nearly 60 years ago) at 14 years old and have never forgotten it. I read it in my forward thinking school's library - and have had to wait until now to find a copy of my own/5(65). First rate entertainment, in a full bodied, lusty regional novel of New Orleans and the bayou plantation reaches -- a two generation story spanning the years from when the personable rad-headed gambler was picked off a river sand bar where he'd been stranded, and gambled his way to success and the hand of a cold and lovely Creole onto the Civil War and their son in whose blood ran . The Foxes of Harrow. [Historical novel of pre-Civil War New Orleans,]. *Author's 1st book!
In pre-Civil War New Orleans, Louisiana, roguish Irish gambler Stephen Fox (Sir Rex Harrison) buys his way into society, something he couldn't do in his homeland because he is illegitimate. Plot Summary | Add Synopsis/10(). September 5, – Novem ) was an American writer, best known for his historical novel The Foxes of Harrow. The Foxes of Harrow was one of the best-selling novels of , prompting Fox to pay $, for the screen rights. The book bore more than a passing resemblance to other historical romances like Gone With the Wind and Anthony Adverse, but its first-time author was an original. In he became the first African-American to publish a best-seller with The Foxes of Harrow. That same year he also became the first African-American t Born in Augusta, Georgia to Rufus Garvin Yerby, an African American, and Wilhelmina Smythe, who was caucasian/5.
The Foxes of Harrow Author Yerby, Frank Book condition Used Binding Hardcover Publisher The Dial Press Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords Fiction. Terms of Sale. Laird Books. A full refund is available on items returned within 30 days. All prices listed are in USD. Buy The Foxes of Harrow. by Frank Yerby online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Vixens.[Post-Civil War New Orleans;sequel to,The Foxes of Harrow]. *Author's 2nd book! by Yerby, Frank[Garvin]() and a great selection of related books, art . The Foxes of Harrow, like most of Yerby's novels, concerns itself with specific Southern social issues. Most prominent among these is the importance of social position, which, because of the influence of the aristocratic mentality, must be attained by the protagonist, regardless of .