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Up jumped the devil

by Blair S. Walker

  • 119 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Avon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Baltimore (Md.)
    • Subjects:
    • African American journalists -- Fiction.,
    • Hate crimes -- Fiction.,
    • Billups, Darryl (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Baltimore (Md.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBlair S. Walker.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3573.A42516 U6 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 292 p. ;
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL657976M
      ISBN 100380974207
      LC Control Number97003155
      OCLC/WorldCa36581942

      Up Jumped The Devil is the most impressive novel I've read during at least the last decade;Being an avid reader____ my statement is quite profound. Although in print in i just discoverd the book . Up Jumped the Devil unearths Johnson’s life in great detail, starting the story in before he was even born and following Johnson’s life through ups and downs as events unfold chronologically. Understanding Johnson as human, and not just a mythical legend, begins with him as a younger teenager, passionate and full of desire to pursue.

      Jun 04,  · I would recommend this book to anyone interested in this man’s haunting legacy.” —John Mayall, OBE, legendary blues musician and member, Blues Hall of Fame “Up Jumped the Devil gives us Robert Johnson the man, as opposed to the myth that developed/5(). Jun 06,  · Up Jumped the Devil is the result of over 50 years of research. Gayle Dean Wardlow has been interviewing people who knew Robert Johnson since the early s, and he was the person who discovered Johnson's death certificate in /5().

      Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds "Up Jumped The Devil": O My O My What a wretched life I was born on the day That my poor mother died I was cut from her bel. Jun 04,  · But the actual story of his life remains unknown save for a few inaccurate anecdotes. Up Jumped the Devil is the result of over fifty years of research. Gayle Dean Wardlow has been interviewing people who knew Robert Johnson since the early s, Brand: Highbridge Audio, Highbridge.


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Up Jumped the Devil book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A reporter for the Baltimore Herald, Darryl Billups never wanted /5. I write book reviews for all types of books. Mainly, mystery/thriller, Contemporary and Historical fiction, Biography/Memoir and True Crime, and a little Romance, too.

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Featuring "Secrets" "Do Unto Others", "Sins of the. Jun 06,  · Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson By Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlow pp. $30 Chicago Review Press Myth is a powerful thing. Even more so when it’s a fantastical myth Author: Bob Ruggiero.

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