Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie

Poet of the People

Book - 2001
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Random House, Inc.
Woody Guthrie spent his life putting into words and music what the rest of America was thinking. He roamed from coast to coast and captured the despair of those displaced by the Great Depression and the dust bowl, eulogized workers, and celebrated the great natural beauty of America. This is an introductory biography presented as a picture book with a brief lyrical text and powerful, hand-tinted, woodcut-like illustrations. It includes the complete lyrics to “This Land Is Your Land” and excerpts from his other songs. A book for all ages, it makes this talented and tragic man accessible to young children and will please his older folksinging fans with its stunning art.

Baker & Taylor
Celebrates the life and career of the folk musician who wrote over 1,000 songs championing the poor, the disenfranchised, labor unions, and America and its people before he was silenced by Huntingtons disease.

& Taylor

Tells of the life of a young poet who traveled around the United States writing down the feelings and thoughts of the people he met along the way and comes complete with the lyrics to "This Land is Your Land."

Publisher: New York : ALfred A. Knopf, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375811135
Characteristics: unp : col. ill. ; cm


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