From the author DANIEL WOLFF.
Coming JUNE 13th!
Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Labor Relations all connected by one great song.

(Dylan is not the only one who deserves a Nobel....)

“No matter how much you think you know about Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie, you’re wrong… This is the best sense anyone has ever made about the connection between them, and the best reappraisal either has had in a couple of decades.” (Dave Marsh)

“In Grown-Up Anger, Daniel Wolff assembles an American triad to raise the ghosts of greed and misery. Through memory, music, and a clear insight into the emotional process of protest, Wolff reminds us of how it did, and how it does, ultimately feel.” (Patti Smith)

In this book—so soberly inflamed that the pages seem to turn of their own accord—the history of the American 20th century is made of lodestars that don’t figure in conventional accounts: a mass death in the middle of a strike in 1913, a few songs from thirty, fifty years after, the way of life implied by their competing tales. A story begins, leaves marks on the country, then fades out. The will toward justice is the motor of Wolff’s history; its road is blocked, diverted, blown up, renamed, until one might find justice far more readily in a song than in life, and it may be that this book could not appear at a less receptive time. It is at precisely at this moment that its story will be most fully heard.
-- Greil Marcus, author “Mystery Train,” "The Old Weird America," "Three Songs, Three Singers, Three Nations."

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