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    • Johnny Cash and the Paradox of American Identity

    • By: Leigh H. Edwards
    • Narrated by: Beth Richmond
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Throughout his career, Johnny Cash was depicted - and depicted himself - as a walking contradiction: social protestor and establishment patriot, drugged wildman and devout Christian crusader, rebel outlaw hillbilly thug and elder statesman. Leigh H. Edwards explores the allure of this paradoxical image and its cultural significance. She argues that Cash embodied irresolvable contradictions of American identity that reflect foundational issues in the American experience.

    Regular price: $25.00