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Guitar genius : how Les Paul engineered the solid-body electric guitar and rocked the world

Tomsic, Kim (author.). Helquist, Brett, (illustrator.).

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Prince Rupert Library J 787.87 Toms (Text) 33294002077311 Juvenile Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781452159195
  • ISBN: 145215919X
  • Physical Description: print
    1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: This is the story of how Les Paul created the world's first solid- body electric guitar, countless other inventions that changed modern music, and one truly epic career in rock and roll. How to make a microphone? A broomstick, a cinderblock, a telephone, a radio. How to make an electric guitar? A record player's arm, a speaker, some tape. How to make a legendary inventor? A few tools, a lot of curiosity, and an endless faith in what is possible. Featuring richly detailed, dynamic illustrations by Brett Helquist, this unforgettable biography will resonate with inventive readers young and old.
Subject: Paul, Les -- Juvenile literature
Guitarists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Picture books
Genre/Form: Biographies.

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