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Reissue of Award Winning Biography of Doc Watson Coincides with Unveiling of Statue in Boone, North Carolina

07-26-2011 09:23 AM CET | Leisure, Entertainment, Miscellaneous

Press release from: Blooming Twig Books

New York, NY—Coinciding with the installation and unveiling of a commemorative statue of guitarist Doc Watson in Boone, NC, Blooming Twig Books is reissuing “Blind but Now I See.” This is a no-holds barred biography of the legendary guitarist’s life and career. The book was researched for more than six years, and provides the first ever comprehensive look into the folk music icon’s life. “Blind but Now I See” also features dozens of never-before-seen photographs, as well as artist renderings from throughout Doc Watson’s childhood and career.

Written by Dr. Kent Gustavson, this controversial, first-ever biography of the folk and bluegrass icon has quickly become an Amazon Bestseller, reaching #1 in the Country & Folk category. It has also recently been the recipient of the Biography of the year award from the Indie Book Awards, and was a finalist in the ForeWord Book of the Year Awards.

For more information about the book, or to schedule interviews with the author please contact pr@bloomingtwig.com.

About Dr. Kent Gustavson
Dr. Kent Gustavson earned his Ph.D. from Stony Brook University in New York, where he now teaches music, leadership, and language. He speaks around the world on both music and publishing, and has interviewed hundreds of award-winning musicians and authors for his radio show “Sound Authors.” Dr. Gustavson has released more than a dozen audio recordings on his small independent record label Ninety and Nine Records. He lives and works in Sound Beach, New York. Visit www.kentgustavson.com for more information.

Blooming Twig books is an independent publisher producing twenty to thirty books per year.

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