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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Ballad of Blind Tom.
New York : Overlook Duckworth, 2009
|Named Person:||Blind Tom; Blind Tom; Blind Tom|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|ISBN:||1590201434 9781590201435 9780715638378 0715638378|
|Description:||288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
'It's a story full of contradictions and confusion. According to 19th-century white planter ideology, Tom was "sub-human"; according to African-American folklore, he was a "spirit child" blessed with
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Tragic yet beautiful
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.
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