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Ramblin' man : the life and times of Woody Guthrie

Author: Ed Cray
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The life and career of the most recognized and beloved folk musician of the twentieth century are recalled here, with details of his hobo days as well as his marriage, his "subversive" activities, and his eventual death by Huntingdon's Disease.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Woody Guthrie; Woody Guthrie; Woody Guthrie; Woody Guthrie
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Cray
ISBN: 0393047598 9780393047592 9780393327366 0393327361
OCLC Number: 53091069
Awards: Oklahoma Book Award for non-fiction, 2005
Description: xxiii, 488 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : Feathers from a pillow --
The Guthries of Okemah --
Jig dance in a minor key --
The oil patch --
Starting the panther --
Black blizzard --
On the Jericho Road --
West of the west --
Old familiar songs --
Guthrie's people --
The workhunters --
Radical with a twang --
Talking socialism --
Some kind of electricity --
Sleeping under money --
The leakingest roof --
Erratic stew --
A desperate little man --
Marjorie --
Breaking new land --
Seamen three --
Shackled --
The running man --
Worried man blues --
The noise of roaches --
The compass-pointer man --
Anneke Anni --
Adversity Guthrie --
I ain't dead yet --
Woody's children.
Responsibility: Ed Cray.
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