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Amazing grace : John Newton, slavery and the world's most enduring song

Turner, Steve, 1969-2005
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Steve Turner traces the life of 'Amazing Grace' and the man behind it. Turner tells the story of John Newton, from his childhood through to his writing of 'Amazing Grace' and his campaigning against slavery. The text also tells the story of the song itself as it has spread and developed over the past two centuries.
Imprint:
Oxford : Lion, 2005.
Collation:
298 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 20 cm.
Notes:
Originally published: New York: Ecco, 2003.Bibliography: p. 289-298.
ISBN:
07459517839780745951782
Language:
English
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