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The glory road : the story of Josh White

Author: Dorothy Schainman Siegel
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the black singer and songwriter from South Carolina who is credited with introducing the blues, spirituals, protest songs, and other types of Afro-American music to a worldwide audience.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Josh White; Josh White
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Schainman Siegel
ISBN: 0152310568 9780152310561
OCLC Number: 8627906
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 160 pages, [6] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: "He took my father's name" --
The glory road --
Hard times --
First trip up north --
Greenville and On --
Early years in New York --
Up again --
moving on --
The village years: another side --
Going national --
Broadway, Hollywood, the road --
Preview of the "Inquisition" --
Moment of truth --
Picking up the pieces --
Fighting his way back --
Final comeback --
Going down slow.
Other Titles: Story of Josh White
Responsibility: Dorothy Schainman Siegel ; illustrated with photographs.

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A biography of the black singer and songwriter from South Carolina who is credited with introducing the blues, spirituals, protest songs, and other types of Afro-American music to a worldwide audience.

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