Sing me back home love, death, and country music by Dana Andrew Jennings

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Published by Faber and Faber in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Country music -- History and criticism

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ), discography (p. ), and index.

Book details

StatementDana Jennings.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3524 .J45 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16970229M
ISBN 100865479607
ISBN 109780865479609
LC Control Number2007047955

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