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

Veirs, Laura, (author.). Fazlalizadeh, Tatyana, (illustrator.).

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  • 12 of 12 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Beaufort County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch J B COTTEN (Text) 0530006084176 Juvenile Biography Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781452148571
  • ISBN: 1452148570
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, [2018]

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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.-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Cotten, Elizabeth > Juvenile literature.
African American women singers > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Singers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

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