Bound for Glory Author:Woody Guthrie Woody Guthrie (1912-1967) is generally recognized as the most important person in the history of American folk singing, and his deeply moving autobiography, Bound for Glory, is one of the great works of its kind. He was the composer and performer of over 1,000 songs, including such classics as "This Land Is Your Land,", "Tom Joad," "This ... more »Train Is Bound for Glory," "Union Burying Ground," "Blowing Down This Old Dusty Road," and "So Long, It's Been Good to Know Yuh." Woody Guthrie has become one of America's national heroes.
His haunting autobiography covers the period from his birth in 1912 to 1942, when he was on the threshold of fame. It is told in a marvelously vivid, colloquial style, and reveals his exuberant love of life, of people, and of America. Bound for Glory is a tremendous reading experience; one that is certain to give the reader a deeper understanding of the true meaning of America and Americans.« less