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Author Veirs, Laura, author.

Title Libba : the magnificent musical life of Elizabeth Cotten / by Laura Veirs ; illustrated by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh.

Publication Info. San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, [2018]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Juvenile Biography  J B Cotton, E. c.2  ---  Available
 Parsons Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 782.42 V428    ---  Available
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary Elizabeth Cotten was only a little girl when she picked up a guitar for the first time. It wasn't hers (it was her big brother's), and it wasn't strung right for her (she was left-handed). But she flipped that guitar upside down and backwards and taught herself how to play it anyway. By age eleven, she'd written "Freight Train," one of the most famous folk songs of the twentieth century. And by the end of her life, people everywhere from the sunny beaches of California to the rolling hills of England knew her music.
Source PubPrim 04.2018 PARS
Subject Cotten, Elizabeth -- Juvenile literature.
African American women singers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Singers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Fazlalizadeh, Tatyana, illustrator.
ISBN 9781452148571 (alk. paper)

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