Synopses & Reviews
In this now classic biography of the American folk hero, Woody Guthrie whose work inspired an entire generation of song writers Joe Klein honors the legend, but also explores the realities of a life lived on the edge of tragedy.
"It's a really great book." Bruce Springsteen
"It is to Joe Klein's credit that he has...shown us the achievement of Guthrie for what it is an unequalled, unsurpassed outpouring of political and personal songs that say more about America than any Broadway musical, any Hollywood film, any State of the Union address." Literary Review
"This book must stand as the most comprehensive (and comprehending) biography of a popular musician yet." Time Out, London