Bound for Glory

Author(s): Woody Guthrie

Classic Fiction

This is the autobiography of Woody Guthrie, the founder of modern American folk music. It is a funny, cynical, earthy and tragic account of his life in an Oklahoma oil-boom town, of the Depression, and of his subsequent travels in, on and under trains, in stolen cars and on his feet round America.


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Woody Guthrie, the son of a cowboy, was born in 1912 in rural Oklahoma. When the Depression arrived, Woody hit the road and travlled round America. He became a folksinger, guitarist, merchant seaman, actor, artist and broadcaster. Woody Guthrie died in 1967 in Queen's, New York.

General Fields

  • : 9780141187228
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : 0.239
  • : April 2004
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Woody Guthrie
  • : Paperback
  • : 2004
  • : English
  • : 320
  • : Folk music; Biography & autobiography: film, television, music, theatre
  • : Illustrations