The Life and Times of America's Blue Yodeler
By (author) Nolan Porterfield
Normal Price: $48.06
Your Price: $43.25 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.81! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.16 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Jimmie Rodgers by Nolan Porterfield
Book DescriptionJimmie Rodgers (1897-1933), the first performer elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame, was a folk hero in his own lifetime and has been idolized by fans and emulated by performers ever since. His life story has been particularly susceptible to romanticizing, marked as it was by humble origins, sudden success and fame, and an early death from tuberculosis. Nolan Porterfield's biography banishes the rumors and myths that have long shrouded the Blue Yodeler's life story. Unlike previous writings about Rodgers, Porterfield's book derives from extensive and detailed research into original sources: private letters, personal interviews, court records, and newspaper accounts. Jimmie Rodgers significantly expands and alters our knowledge of the entertainer's life and career, explaining the nature of his role in American culture of the Depression era and providing insightful background on the milieu in which he worked. Porterfield writes a preface for this edition.
Buy Jimmie Rodgers book by Nolan Porterfield from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781578069828
(229mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Imprint: University Press of Mississippi
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nolan Porterfield
Way of Knowing, Paperback / softback (June 2016)» View all books by Nolan Porterfield
Set in West Texas after World War II, "A Way of Knowing" is a drama of the conflict between ignorance and enlightenment, a masterful rendering of a time and place.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Jimmie Rodgers book by Nolan Porterfield and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Nolan Porterfield
Nolan Porterfield's other books include Last Cavalier: The Life and Times of John A. Lomax and an award-winning novel, A Way of Knowing. A native of Texas, he now lives near Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.