Woody Guthrie: A Life

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Delta Trade Paperbacks, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 512 pages
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Chronicles the harsh, sometimes tragic, ultimately triumphant life of the great American folk hero, focusing on his songs and the circumstances behind them, his influence on other songwriters and singers, and his impact on his audiences.

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Really interesting book. Woody was slightly crazy and partially ill and it explains part of his genius. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Joe Klein, a journalist for nearly three decades, is currently Washington correspondent for "The New Yorker". In addition to "Primary Colors", his previous books include "Payback: Five Marines After Vietnam" & "Woody Guthrie: A Life".

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