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The Resource Guitar genius : how Les Paul engineered the solid-body electric guitar and rocked the world, by Kim Tomsic ; illustrated by Brett Helquist

Guitar genius : how Les Paul engineered the solid-body electric guitar and rocked the world, by Kim Tomsic ; illustrated by Brett Helquist

Label
Guitar genius : how Les Paul engineered the solid-body electric guitar and rocked the world
Title
Guitar genius
Title remainder
how Les Paul engineered the solid-body electric guitar and rocked the world
Statement of responsibility
by Kim Tomsic ; illustrated by Brett Helquist
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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Illustration
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Biography type
individual biography
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10767179
Cataloging source
DLC
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Tomsic, Kim
Dewey number
  • 787.87092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 2
  • 5
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Helquist, Brett
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True
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  • Paul, Les
  • Paul, Les
  • Paul, Les
  • Guitarists
  • Inventors
  • Guitarists
  • Inventors
  • United States
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General
  • Guitarists
  • Inventors
Target audience
juvenile
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how Les Paul engineered the solid body electric guitar and rocked the world
Label
Guitar genius : how Les Paul engineered the solid-body electric guitar and rocked the world, by Kim Tomsic ; illustrated by Brett Helquist
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1004957338
Dimensions
25 x 29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781452159195
Lccn
2017045870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1004957338
Label
Guitar genius : how Les Paul engineered the solid-body electric guitar and rocked the world, by Kim Tomsic ; illustrated by Brett Helquist
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1004957338
Dimensions
25 x 29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781452159195
Lccn
2017045870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1004957338

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