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By Jim Christy | Comments: ( 754 ) | Date: ( Feb 24, 2020 )

In these pages you will encounter gamblers and adventurers, conmen and conwomen, rodomontades and ragamuffins, outright fools and outrageous liars Scalawags, the lot of them.But you can be an adventurer, a conman or conwoman, a fool, liar, gambler, rodomontade or ragamuffin and not be a scalawag Many adventurers are not even interesting, come to think of it, let alone scIn these pages you will encounter gamblers and adventurers, conmen and conwomen, rodomontades and ragamuffins, outright fools and outrageous liars Scalawags, the lot of them.But you can be an adventurer, a conman or conwoman, a fool, liar, gambler, rodomontade or ragamuffin and not be a scalawag Many adventurers are not even interesting, come to think of it, let alone scalawags There is an ineffable quality, an indefinable something or other that sets some people apart, places them in the special category that Jim Christy calls scalawag You might call them something else nuts, perhaps And quite frankly in many instances George Francis Train, for instance, or Louis De Rougemont you d probably be right But likewise you don t have to be a crackpot to be a scalawag Two Gun Cohen, for instance, or Lady Jane Digby.What you have to be is outrageous with a bit of what Andre Malraux, an adventurer and liar, perhaps but not a scalawag designated, in reviving an old French word, farfelu It means that you are willing to risk everything, whether on a grand or small scale, on the craziest of schemes, the wildest of notions Search for the source of the Nile, you re an adventurer Convince the locals in the jungles of Sumatra to worship you as a king because you re an albino, you re a scalawag.


  • Title: Scalawags: Rogues, Roustabouts, Wags & Scamps—Ne'er-Do-Wells Through the Ages
  • Author: Jim Christy
  • ISBN: 9781895636949
  • Page: 143
  • Format: Paperback

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