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Bound for Glory

The Hard-Driving, Truth-Telling, Autobiography of America's Great Poet-Folk Singer (Plume)

Woody Guthrie

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 overnot by jet or motorcycle, but by boxcar, thumb, and foot. During the journey of discovery that was his life, he composed and ...
Publish Date
1983
September 15
First Published in 1943
Goodreads rating
4.13
ISBN
9780452264458
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jun 28, 2006
I went through it from cover to cover like a hurricane, totally focused on every word, and the book sang out to me like the radio. Guthrie writes like the whirlwind and you get tripped out on the sound of the words along. Pick up the book anywhere,turn to any page and he hits the ground running. “Bound for Glory” is a hell of a book. It’s huge. Almost too big.      source