This is a fascinating account of a woman who, given her birth and breeding, should never have gotten where she did. (If royalty can have stage mothers, Catherine certainly did.) But it was her own talents---brains, beauty, and nerve---and the audacity to use them----that earned her the title “The Great.” An epic tale told by one of the greatest biographers of our time.
A patriot and a political radical, Woody Guthrie captured the spirit of his times in his enduring songs. Ed Cray, the first biographer to be granted access to the Woody Guthrie Archive, has created a haunting portrait.