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Author White, Timothy, 1952-2002.

Title Catch a fire: the life of Bob Marley [Hoopla electronic resource] / Timothy White.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (17hr., 01 min.)) : digital.
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Cast Read by Peter Macon.
Summary This is the classic biography of reggae legend Bob Marley, updated and revised for the twenty-fifth anniversary of his death. Bob Marley left an indelible mark on modern music, both as a reggae pioneer and as an enduring cultural icon. Catch a Fire, now a classic rock biography, delves into the life of this man, the leader of a musical and spiritual revolution that continues today. The book chronicles Marley's life and career, as well as the milieu that shaped his spiritual and political beliefs. Under the supervision of the author's widow and with the collaboration of a Marley expert, this fourth edition contains a wealth of new material, including many revisions made by the author before his untimely death. This new edition, factually updated throughout, chronicles Marley's legacy in recent years, as well as the ongoing controversy over the possibility that Marley's remains might be exhumed from Nine Mile, Jamaica, and reburied in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where hundreds of Rastafarians live. Fascinating inside information about the intrigues of the reggae music business, the dramatic rise of Marley's musical offspring, the complex legal struggles surrounding the Marley estate, and a sweeping social history of modern Jamaica, as well as the Rastafarian religion, also make up this expanded edition.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Marley, Bob.
Reggae musicians -- Jamaica -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Macon, Peter. Narrator.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781483061122 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1483061124 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10935431
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