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Catch a Fire The Life of Bob Marley

Timothy White

Holt Paperbacks

0805080864

9780805080865

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576 Pages

$19.99

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In the quarter century since his death, Bob Marley's stature as reggae superstar and pop culture icon has only grown. Timothy White's definitive biography paints a lasting portrait of the man and his times, taking readers deep into the life of the lionized musician. Rooted in a love for and understanding of Marley's music, Catch a Fire is also a social history of Marley's origins in Jamaica and the Rasta movement. This fourth edition contains a wealth of new material, as well as an expanded and updated discography.

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One of the most prominent music journalists of the twentieth century, Timothy White wrote extensively on Marley, reggae, and Caribbean music and culture for Rolling Stone, The New York Times, and other leading publications. His close contact with Marley and his family and inner circle of friends led to White being granted access to private papers, photographs, and memorabilia. White died in 2002.

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  • Timothy White

  • One of the most prominent music journalists of the twentieth century, Timothy White wrote extensively on Bob Marley, reggae, and Caribbean music and culture for Rolling Stone, The New York Times, and other leading publications. His close contact with Marley, his family, and inner circle of friends led to his being granted access to private papers, photographs, and memorabilia. White died in 2002.
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