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Swing Low A Life by Miriam Toews

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Published by Vintage Canada .
Written in English


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Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7695208M
ISBN 100676977189
ISBN 109780676977189

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“Swing Low Sweet Chariot” is among the most treasured and widely recognized African American spirituals. It was placed in the National Archives by the Library of Congress and identified as one of the “Songs of the Century” by the Recording Industry Association of . Which is why Swing Low, originally released in , is such a delight, coming off as charming, confident and subtly innovative from start to finish. The opener, "Swing Low," blends the spiritual "Swing Low Sweet Chariot" with the traditional Jamaican "Key Man" melody and a don't-hurry nyahbinghi rhythm to produce an impressive synthesis.8/ Aug 16,  · Swing Low by Miriam Toews – review A witty and daring memoir in which a daughter tells the life story of an enigmatic teacher – but from his perspective Victoria Victoria Segal. As described in the Book of Revelation, these carriers of conquest, war, famine, and death are supposed to wreak havoc and destruction at the end of time. Not surprisingly, the writer of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” decided to present a more comforting image, turning the horsemen into angels.