America the beautiful the stirring true story behind our nations's favorite song

Title America the beautiful the stirring true story behind our nations's favorite song
Names Sherr, Lynn.
Book Number DB055652
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Poet and educator Katharine Lee Bates composed the words to "America the Beautiful" in 1893 after being inspired by the "most glorious scenery I ever beheld," referring to the view from Pikes Peak in Colorado. Sherr chronicles Bates's lifelong involvement with the song's evolution from her poem to unofficial national anthem. 2001.
Narrator Strom, Margaret.
Local Subject Music & Dance - MAD
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Arts & Architecture - ART
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Audience Notes A
Female narrator.
LC Subject National songs - United States - History and criticism
Patriotic poetry, American - History and criticism
United States - Songs and music - History and criticism
Call Number 811.4 ANF
Language English
Released 2001
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2001 (Potomac Talking Book Services, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st ed. New York : Public Affairs, c2001.
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