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How I got over : Clara Ward and the world-famous Ward Singers

Author: Willa Ward-Royster; Toni Rose
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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The story of Gertrude Ward, founder of the Ward Singers, their journeys from rural Anderson, South Carolina, to the streets of North Philadelphia and beyond, and their million-seller hit, "Surely God is Able."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Willa Ward-Royster; Willa Ward-Royster
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willa Ward-Royster; Toni Rose
ISBN: 1566394899 9781566394895 1566394902 9781566394901
OCLC Number: 34474356
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: CONTENTS Foreword by Horace Clarence Boyer Preface Prologue Part One 1901-1949 Part Two 1949-1963 Part Three 1963-1981 Epilogue Afterword: Excerpts from an Interview with John Wilson Appendix Index
Responsibility: Willa Ward-Royster ; as told to Toni Rose ; foreword by Horace Clarence Boyer.

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Chronicles Ward Singers' story from rural Anderson, South Carolina, to the streets of North Philadelphia and beyond. This book tells the Wards' story that ranges over the joys and frustrations,  Read more...

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