Steel drivin' man John Henry, the untold story of an American legend

Title Steel drivin' man John Henry, the untold story of an American legend
Names Nelson, Scott Reynolds.
Book Number DB067453
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation History professor explores the truths behind the legend of railway man John Henry. Recounts his imprisonment and forced labor for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad. Confirms Henry's 1871 contest with a steam drill, explores his mysterious death, and traces the evolution of the folk song that immortalizes his exploits. 2006.
Narrator Wilson, Joe.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
Black Interest - BLK
African American concern - AFRAM
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Biography - Historical - BIH
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Folklore & Fairy Tales - FOL
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Audience Notes Male narrator.
LC Subject African American art
African Americans - Biography
African Americans - Music
John Henry (Legendary character)
Railroad construction workers - United States - Biography
Southern States - History, Local
Call Number 973.04960730092 B ANF
Language English
Released 2006
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2006 (Talking Book Publishers, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006. 0195300106
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