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  • Paperback
  • 576 pages
  • Catch a Fire
  • Timothy White
  • English
  • 17 July 2018
  • 0805080864

10 thoughts on “Catch a Fire

  1. says:

    I always felt like Bob Marley got a raw deal the only time i ever heard him was when it was walking by stoned out frat boys at Miami University And it never sat right that this man, who inspired so much loyalty to him and to his movement, should be reduced to party music by people who weren t really listening to it This biography completely changed the way I thought about not only Bob Marley, and not only about Reggae music, but spirituality and oppression and what it meant to be an agent of I always felt like Bob Marley got a raw deal the only time i ever heard him was when it was walking by stoned out frat boys at Miami ...


  2. says:

    Like a breath of fresh air, even with the rich aroma of mountain erb Timothy White s Catch a Fire The Life of Bob Marley is wholly, and perhaps holy, unlike any other biography in the poptastic genre that I have ever read.White not only provides intimate insights to Marley, his life, family and musical journey, but also documents the history of Jamaica and its people, the politics and the fascinating origins of the Rastafarian religion The broad sweep of this book, written with authority Like a breath of fresh air, even with the rich aroma of mountain erb Timothy White s Catch a Fire The Life of Bob Marley is wholly, and perhaps holy, unlike any other biography in the poptastic genre that I have ever read.White not only provides intimate insights to Marley, his life, family and musical journey, but also documents the history of Jama...


  3. says:

    Bob Marley arguably the most universal musician of the 20th century Are you interested in knowingabout the man, where he came from and his beliefs This book starts with a brief background on the rise of the Rastafarianism in Ethiopia before jumping to Jamaica and Bob Marley s Grandfather and his rural upbringing Before long he moves to Kingston with his Mother and joins forces with the Wailers Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh and gathers a following The book zips through his fame and rap Bob Marley arguably the most universal m...


  4. says:

    I had been looking forward to reading this book for a long time, and I came away only slightly disappointed In my humble opinion, as a window into a world and a culture virtually unknown to those who live outside it meaning the struggles of the Jamaican population both against poverty and racism over the last century, as well as a glimpse into the little understood world of Rastafari , it works wonderfully, As biography, I feel it falls just a bit short Timothy White does a great job describi I had been looking forward to reading this book for a long time, and I came away only slightly ...


  5. says:

    I would have given this book a 3.5 if I could, but in deference to Bob Marley, I gave it a 4 It really is a fascinating biography, as much a history of Jamaica and the roils of politics in the Caribbean as it is a detailed story of Marley s life It never ceases to amaze me how genius emerges from dreadful social and cultural conditions That Marley was one of the sufferahs, a tough gong protege, and the ultimate soul icon of Jah attests to what it means to be your authentic self.This book weav I would have given this book a 3.5 if I could, b...


  6. says:

    I was very disappointed with this book After reading it, I have a pretty good idea of what Marley s childhood was like, a hazy picture of his adult life but no understanding at all of how a poor man from a third world country was able to popularize a genre of music that was almost universally disdained in most of the world.I would have expecteddiscussion of his musi...


  7. says:

    Well written biography, White is was, RIP a talented writer He probably could have been a good novelist Catch A Fire is certainly an outstanding contribution to the field, i.e study of the life of Bob Marley and his times Is it the definitive work No, just like the recent Marley documentary is not the definitive film account of Marley s life That is not necessarily a criticism of the book, as there is just so much to Bob and his story Further, I argue that Bob is largely dismissed b Well written biography, White is was, RIP a talented writer He p...


  8. says:

    Catch a Fire gives readers a detailed and surprising biography of reggae music artist Bob Marley, from his inspirational messages to his beloved wife.


  9. says:

    The best artists with in our world are the ones who have pasted, but there work still lives on For generations, Bob Marley has been known as a reggae superstar and pop culture icon Its been a little over twenty year since Bob Marley departed our world, but his music is still honored Bob Marleys brilliance and talent will live on for generations In this biography, Catch a Fire The life of Bob Marley, written by Timothy White encaptures Bob and his many memories Taking readers into the life o The best artists with in our world are the ones who have pasted, but there work still lives on For generations, Bob Marley has been known as a reggae superstar and pop culture icon Its been a little over twenty year since Bob Marley departed our world, but his music is still honored Bob Marleys brilliance and talent will live on for generations In this biography, Catch a Fire The life of Bob Marley, written by Timothy White encaptures Bob and his many memories Taking readers into the life of the lionized musician Bob Marley was born in a one room shack on February 6, 1945 on the island of Jamaica to unwed parents Cedella and Captain Norval Sinclair Marley The author describes the events leading to the death of Bob Marley from cancer on May 11, 1981 The cancer started in his foot and spread throughout his body It could ...


  10. says:

    An exhaustively researched yet staggeringly incomplete book, it s muchvaluable as a look into Jamaican and Rastafarian history than it is about the man it proposes to immortalize.Throughout the book, the author contradicts himself sometimes within just a couple of pages and gets information wrong, making it difficult to know what actually is and isn t true without further research Additionally, the book bounces between historical infodumps and a narrative that is partially invented to m An exhaustively researched yet staggeringly incomplete book, it s muchvaluable as a look into Jamaican and Rastafarian history than it is about the man it proposes to immortalize.Throughout the book, the author contradicts himself sometimes within just a couple of pages and gets information wrong, making it difficult to know what actually is and isn t true without further research Additionally, the book bounces between historical infodumps and a narrative that is partially invented to make it readlike a novel and less like a biography, making the whole thing feel like it was built haphazardly.Because it is a biography, it gets average marks for the sheer amount of data available, especially in the appendices, but readers should practice skepticism when reading it Unfortunately, it s largest negative comes from the fact that most of the story ignores Marley s musical inspir...


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Catch a Fire The Classic Biography Of Reggae Legend Bob Marley, Updated And Revised For The Twenty Fifth Anniversary Of His DeathBob 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 FranciscoChronicle As Close As Rock Journalism Comes To Transcendent LiteraturePlayboy White Has A Deep Appreciation For Reggae S Immediacy, Hypnotic Power, And Contradictions An Exhaustively Researched Labor Of Love ChicagoSun Times


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