Bound for Glory

Guthrie, Woody
Publisher:  The New American Library of Canada, Canada
Year Published:  1970   First Published:  1943
Pages:  320pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX8417

The autobiography of folk singer Woody Guthrie.

Abstract:  Woody Guthrie travelled the whole of the United States "by boxcar, thumb, and foot," composing and singing songs that have become "a national heritage." He wrote more than a thousand songs, the best known being "This Land Is Your Land." His autobiography gives us the vision he gained of America through his journey of discovery. The book also contains a foreword by Pete Seeger, a tribute by Stewart L. Udall, and a number of sketches by Woody Guthrie himself. The autobiography is full of interesting anecdotes from his family life, his travelling, his professional life and much more.

[Abstract by Nabeeha Chaudhary]

Table of Contents

Foreword: Pete Seeger
A Tribute to Woody Guthrie

1. Soldiers in the Dust
2. Empty Snuff Cans
3. I Ain't Mad at Nobody
4. New Kittens
5. Mister Cyclome
6. Boomchasers
7. Cain't No Gang Whip Us Now
8. Fire Extinguishers
9. A Fast-Running Train Whistles Down
10. The Junking Sack
11. Boy in Search of Something
12. Trouble Busting
13. Off to California
14. The House on the Hill
15. The Telegram that Never Came
16. Stormy Night
17. Extra Selects
18. Crossroads
19. Train Bound for Glory


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