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Guitar

An American Life

Guitar( )
Author: Brookes, Tim
ISBN:978-1-55584-613-8
Publication Date:Dec 2007
Publisher:Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Imprint:Grove Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

How did a small, humble folk instrument become an American icon? How did the guitar come to represent freedom, the open road, protest and rebellion, the blues, youth, lost love, and sexuality? In this intensely personal memoir and informative history, National Public Radio commentator and essayist Tim Brookes recounts his quest to build the perfect guitar. Pairing up with a master artisan from the Green Mountains of Vermont, Brookes sees how a rare piece of cherry wood is hued,...
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Pages:352



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