The Resource Grown-up anger : the connected mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet massacre of 1913, Daniel Wolff

Grown-up anger : the connected mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet massacre of 1913, Daniel Wolff

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Grown-up anger : the connected mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet massacre of 1913
Title
Grown-up anger
Title remainder
the connected mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet massacre of 1913
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Daniel Wolff
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Language
eng
Summary
A tour de force of storytelling years in the making: a dual biography of two of the greatest songwriters, Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie, that is also a murder mystery and a history of labor relations and socialism, big business and greed in twentieth-century America--woven together in one epic saga that holds meaning for all working Americans today. When thirteen-year-old Daniel Wolff first heard Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone," it ignited a life-long interest in understanding the rock poet's anger. When he later discovered "Song to Woody," Dylan's tribute to his hero, Woody Guthrie, Wolff believed he'd uncovered one source of Dylan's rage. Sifting through Guthrie's recordings, Wolff found "1913 Massacre"--a song which told the story of a union Christmas party during a strike in Calumet, Michigan, in 1913 that ended in horrific tragedy. Following the trail from Dylan to Guthrie to an event that claimed the lives of seventy-four men, women, and children a century ago, Wolff found himself tracing the history of an anger that has been passed down for decades. From America's early industrialized days, an epic battle to determine the country's direction has been waged, pitting bosses against workers and big business against the labor movement. In Guthrie's eyes, the owners ultimately won; the 1913 Michigan tragedy was just one example of a larger lost history purposely distorted and buried in time. In this magnificent cultural study, Wolff braids three disparate strands--Calumet, Guthrie, and Dylan--together to create a devastating revisionist history of twentieth-century America. Grown-Up Anger chronicles the struggles between the haves and have-nots, the impact changing labor relations had on industrial America, and the way two musicians used their fury to illuminate economic injustice and inspire change
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolff, Daniel J
Dewey number
782.42164092/2
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3917.U6
LC item number
W65 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dylan, Bob
  • Guthrie, Woody
  • Popular music
  • Folk music
  • Italian Hall Disaster, Calumet, Mich., 1913
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Grown-up anger : the connected mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet massacre of 1913, Daniel Wolff
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-331) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
Once upon a time -- True stories about real events -- A little bad luck -- Some vision of the future -- Men possessed by anger -- No martyr is among ye now -- To handle men -- Till the world is level -- We are the bosses now -- The truth just twists -- Struggle -- Take a trip with me in 1913 -- How does it feel? -- Underground
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
354 pages
Isbn
9780062451699
Lccn
2017003018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1560660
  • (OCoLC)973199756
  • 1488981
  • (OCoLC)ocn973199756
Label
Grown-up anger : the connected mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet massacre of 1913, Daniel Wolff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-331) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Once upon a time -- True stories about real events -- A little bad luck -- Some vision of the future -- Men possessed by anger -- No martyr is among ye now -- To handle men -- Till the world is level -- We are the bosses now -- The truth just twists -- Struggle -- Take a trip with me in 1913 -- How does it feel? -- Underground
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
354 pages
Isbn
9780062451699
Lccn
2017003018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1560660
  • (OCoLC)973199756
  • 1488981
  • (OCoLC)ocn973199756

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