It provides many new insights and much new information about Guthrie.
Not only do we get a very well researched biography of a very interesting life, but we get a very good picture of the times he lived.
We have to be able to take the good with the bad and I feel this biography has done a woderful job in pointing this out.
Great look into one of the greatest Americans there's been. Reading this gave me a different perspective of his life however good or bad.Published 14 months ago by kyle doxstader
A great American story. A man who still touches the American spirit with his raw, heartfelt music. One of my herosPublished 15 months ago by cowboy at heart
This is a gritty, sometimes uplifting, sometimes sad look at the man behind the legend. Definitely worth reading. Woody was a legend and a man of the people.Published 16 months ago by Lyn Townsend
Woody was one of the most interesting characters to ever cross the American Folk Music scene.Although he passed away in 1965 at the age of 53,and very sick for the last 15 years of... Read morePublished 17 months ago by J. Guild
For a foreigner from the Netherlands, travelling the USA with my band, this is a great book to have as a compagnon.
History lessons of american folk music on the go... Read more
he was a communist I don't agree with this political point of view and will not support Woody Guthries agenda
I'm surprised Americans tolerated this at one time
Could not continue after 100 pages. This biographer has a gift for being dull and uninteresting. He took what was a very interesting and monumental life and turned it into a... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Pete Berwick
I was quite familiar with much of Woody Guthrie's music prior to reading this book. The author did a great job of allowing us a window into the life of the songwriter. Read morePublished on January 1, 2013 by Ron from Canada