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Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger

his life in his own words

by Pete Seeger

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Paradigm Publishers in Boulder, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk singers,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Pete Seeger, with Rob and Sam Rosenthal
    SeriesNine lives musical series
    ContributionsRosenthal, Rob, 1951-, Rosenthal, Sam
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.S445 A3 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25247426M
    ISBN 109781612052182, 9781612052335
    LC Control Number2012009746


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