God Bless America
The Surprising History of an Iconic Song
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Oxford University Press, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $31.95|
| Book Description: |
The song 'God Bless America' has come to inhabit our collective consciousness. This book tells the fascinating story behind the song, from its composition in 1918 by Irving Berlin, to its first performance by Kate Smith in 1938, to its post 9/11 popularity.