Berry Fleming

Berry Fleming (1899-1989) was a writer best known for his novel "Colonel Effingham's Raid" (1943), which was adapted into a film in 1946. His other books include "Siesta," "Carnival," "The Acrobats," "The Make-Believers," and "The Bookman's Tale and Others." "Publishers Weekly" called Fleming "the quintessential Southern writer; funny, wise and like the best of those from the South, an incredibly good storyteller."