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Play Pretty Blues - 2012 ABNA Entry

Play Pretty Blues ABNA Entry The life of Robert Johnson a blues musician born on May has remained a mystery since his death on August What little is known has been obscured by his own myth Some reasons for the

  • Title: Play Pretty Blues - 2012 ABNA Entry
  • Author: Snowden Wright
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 347
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The life of Robert Johnson, a blues musician born on May 8, 1911, has remained a mystery since his death on August 13, 1938 What little is known has been obscured by his own myth Some reasons for the lack of accurate information concerning Robert Johnson s life are that he not only had numerous families across the Mississippi Delta but also went by a variety of names My The life of Robert Johnson, a blues musician born on May 8, 1911, has remained a mystery since his death on August 13, 1938 What little is known has been obscured by his own myth Some reasons for the lack of accurate information concerning Robert Johnson s life are that he not only had numerous families across the Mississippi Delta but also went by a variety of names My novel, Play Pretty Blues, narrated by the collective voice of his six wives, illuminates the details of Robert Johnson s life through the use of both fictional exploration and historical research It creates a broader, compelling, and denser portrait of a musician most people know only for the legend of how he sold his soul to the devil in exchange for skills on the guitar Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Kindle Edition, 14 pages Published March 20th 2012 by Breakthrough Novel Award More Details ASIN B007GEBZTI Edition Language English Other Editions None found All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about Play Pretty Blues 2012 ABNA Entry, please sign up

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    1. Snowden Wright says:
      Snowden Wright, born and raised in Mississippi, is the author of the novel American Pop, chosen as an Okra Pick by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and for the Discover Great New Writers program by Barnes Noble A graduate of Dartmouth College and Columbia University and a former Stone Court Writer in Residence, he has written for The Atlantic, Salon, Esquire, The Millions, an Snowden Wright, born and raised in Mississippi, is the author of the novel American Pop, chosen as an Okra Pick by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and for the Discover Great New Writers program by Barnes Noble A graduate of Dartmouth College and Columbia University and a former Stone Court Writer in Residence, he has written for The Atlantic, Salon, Esquire, The Millions, and the New York Daily News, among other publications, and previously worked as a fiction reader at The New Yorker, Esquire, and The Paris Review Wright was awarded a Tennessee Williams Scholarship to the 2018 Sewanee Writers Conference, and his debut novel, Play Pretty Blues, was the recipient of the 2012 Summer Literary Seminars Graywolf Prize He lives in Atlanta, Georgia

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