skip to content
The ballad of Blind Tom Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The ballad of Blind Tom

Author: Deirdre O'Connell
Publisher: New York : Overlook Duckworth, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
The true story of a black musical savant in the era of slavery, this rollicking and heartrending book offers a look into the culture of celebrity and racism at the turn of the 20th century. 50 b&w illustrations.
Rating:

based on 4 rating(s) 1 with a review

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Connell, Deirdre.
Ballad of Blind Tom.
New York : Overlook Duckworth, 2009
(OCoLC)671560585
Named Person: Blind Tom; Blind Tom
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deirdre O'Connell
ISBN: 1590201434 9781590201435 9780715638378 0715638378
OCLC Number: 233549194
Description: 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Deirdre O'Connell.
More information:

Abstract:

The true story of a black musical savant in the era of slavery, this rollicking and heartrending book offers a look into the culture of celebrity and racism at the turn of the 20th century. 50 b&w illustrations.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (1)

Tragic yet beautiful

by didjryan (WorldCat user published 2009-12-17) Excellent Permalink

I am a pianist and this book inspired me beyond words and I think musicians, in particular, will be touched by Blind Tom's tragic yet beautiful life.

  • Was this review helpful to you?
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (10)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/233549194>
library:oclcnum"233549194"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/233549194>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2009"
schema:description"The true story of a black musical savant in the era of slavery, this rollicking and heartrending book offers a look into the culture of celebrity and racism at the turn of the 20th century. 50 b&w illustrations."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/181937601>
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The ballad of Blind Tom"@en
schema:numberOfPages"288"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.