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Carlos Santana
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Louise Chipley Slavicek
  • From the Series: The Great Hispanic Heritage
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791088448
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-8844-9
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 02/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 787
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 120

Summary

In an entertaining reference on this musical artist, Carlos Santana follows the life of a guitar-playing legend. With his unique blend of blues, rock, and Afro-Cuban rhythms, Santana has kept himself visible on the popular music scene for more than 30 years. In 1999, Santana released Supernatural, which has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide and won him eight Grammy Awards. This essential reference tracks the life of Carlos Santana as it shares the history of a proud heritage.

Specifications

Full-color photographs. Feature boxes. Footnotes. Chronology and timeline. Sidebars. Bibliography. Web sites. Further reading. Notes. Index.

About the Author(s)

Louise Chipley Slavicek holds a master's degree in history from the University of Connecticut. A freelance writer, she has written 12 other books for young people, including the Chelsea House titles The Great Wall of China, Abraham Lincoln, and Jimmy Carter.

Reviews and Awards

"...an in-depth biography...Good photographs illustrate the text."
Children's Literature

"The conversational text and sidebars are accurate and engaging...[filled] with excellent details…will fill a void."
School Library Journal

“…an informative book…a welcome addition to the [series]…”
Association of Region XI School Librarians

“...well-researched…provides insight into Santana’s childhood, music, and his spiritual journeys.”
The Horn Book Guide

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