Bound for glory

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First published in 1943, this autobiography is also a superb portrait of America's Depression years, by the folk singer, activist, and man who saw it all. Woody Guthrie was born in Oklahoma and traveled this whole country over--not by jet or motorcycle, but by boxcar, thumb, and foot. During the journey of discovery that was his life, he composed and sang words and music that have become a national heritage. His songs, however, are but part of his legacy. Behind him Woody Guthrie left a remarkable autobiography that vividly brings to life both his vibrant personality and a vision of America we cannot afford to let die. "Even readers who never heard Woody or his songs will understand the current esteem in which he's held after reading just a few pages... Always shockingly immediate and real, as if Woody were telling it out loud... A book to make novelists and sociologists jealous." -- The Nation
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author Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967.
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subject_facet Composers -- United States -- Biography, Folk singers -- United States -- Biography, Guthrie, Woody, -- 1912-1967
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title_full Bound for Glory, Bound for glory / Woody Guthrie ; illustrated with sketches by the author ; foreword by Pete Seeger
title_short Bound for glory
topic_facet Biography, Biography & Autobiography, Composers, Folk singers, Guthrie, Woody, Music, Nonfiction