The Resource Love in vain : Robert Johnson 1911-1938, J.M. Dupont ; illustrated by Mezzo

Love in vain : Robert Johnson 1911-1938, J.M. Dupont ; illustrated by Mezzo

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Love in vain : Robert Johnson 1911-1938
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Love in vain
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Robert Johnson 1911-1938
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J.M. Dupont ; illustrated by Mezzo
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  • eng
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"From 'Crossroads Blues' to 'Sweet Home Chicago', 'Hellhound on My Trail' to 'Come On In My Kitchen', Robert Johnson wrote some of the most enduring and formative songs of the original blues era, songs that would go on to help shape the birth of rock 'n' roll in the 1960s. Beloved of Clapton, Dylan and the Stones, Robert Johnson remains one of the most iconic and mythologized figures in popular music (and the first of many to die at the age of 27). Born in the in the South in Mississippi, Johnson made his way to the urban North as a traveling musician, but it was only when he returned to the South that he recorded the twenty-nine songs, in two sessions, which would create his legacy. Exploring the stories and legends that surround his life and death {u2014} his childhood, his womanizing, his pact with the devil at the crossroads {u2014} Mezzo and DuPont have produced a fittingly creative and beautiful depiction of this most extraordinary life"--Amazon.com
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Love in vain
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Beloved of Clapton, Dylan and the Stones, Robert Johnson remains one of the most iconic and mythologized figures in popular music. Explores the stories and legends that surround his life and death -- his childhood, his womanizing, and his pact with the devil at the crossroads
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OClCo
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741
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illustrations
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no index present
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Translated from the French by Ivanka Hahnenberger
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non fiction
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  • comics graphic novels
  • bibliography
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adult
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Robert Johnson 1911-1938
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Robert Johnson 1911-1938
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J. M. Dupont ; illustrated by Mezzo
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Love in vain : Robert Johnson 1911-1938, J.M. Dupont ; illustrated by Mezzo
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Includes bibliographical references (page 72) and lyrics of songs written by Robert Johnson
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sky2ocm84417240
Dimensions
20 x 31 cm
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72 pages
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9780571328833
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(hardcover)
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unmediated
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