Home on the Range: John A. Lomax and His Cowboy Songs (Hardcover)
John A. Lomax and His Cowboy Songs
Putnam Publishing Group, 9780399239960, 40pp.
Publication Date: January 22, 2009
When John was a boy in Texas, he wrote down all he?d learned from cowboys. Years later, with the encouragement of a beloved teacher, John set out on a cross-country trip to fi nd more songs for a book. Taking along his clunky Ediphone recording device, he convinced cowboys and Gypsies to sing for him and soon he had hundreds of songs preserved for generations to come.
S. D. Schindler's gorgeous art brings the West alive in this inspiring story of discovery, which shows that if you love something as a child, you don't have to give it up as an adult
About the Author
S. D. Schindler lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.