Woody Guthrie

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Woody Guthrie

A Life

By Joe Klein

Delta, Paperback, 9780385333856, 512pp.

Publication Date: February 8, 1999

A biography of the influential American folk singer, Woody Guthrie, who lived a life on the edge of tragedy but inspired a generation of songwriters, including Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan.

About the Author
Joe Klein is an award-winning journalist and the author of seven books, including the #1 bestseller "Primary Colors" and most recently "Charlie Mike". His weekly "Time "column, In the Arena, covers US politics, elections, and foreign policy and has won two National Headliner Awards for best magazine column. Previously, he served as Washington correspondent for "The New Yorker" and as a political columnist for "Newsweek". Klein is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a former Guggenheim fellow.