Catch a Fire

Catch a Fire

The Life of Bob Marley

by Timothy White

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 02/05/2006

RRP  $44.99 $40.50

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 of rock biography, delves into the life of the leader of a musical, spiritual, and political explosion that continues today.

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 on the Jamaican singer, songwriter and musician, including many revisions made by the author before his untimely death. An appendix to the new edition 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. The new edition also contains an expanded discography and is factually updated throughout.

"Probably the finest biography ever written about a popular musician." --San Francisco Chronicle

"As close as rock journalism comes to transcendent literature."
--Playboy

"White has a deep appreciation for reggae's immediacy, hypnotic power, and contradictions . . . An exhaustively researched labor of love." --Chicago Sun-Times

ISBN:
9780805080865
9780805080865
Category:
Biography: arts & entertainment
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
02-05-2006
Language:
English
Publisher:
Henry Holt & Company
Country of origin:
United States
Edition:
4th Edition
Dimensions (mm):
230.63x150.62x26.42mm
Weight:
0.52kg

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