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A brief history of seven killings : a novel / Marlon James.

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Bethel Public Library F JAMES (Text to phone) 34030130252684 Adult Fiction Available -
Brookfield Library F/JAMES (Text to phone) 34029131300062 Adult Fiction Available -
Chester Public Library JAM (Text to phone) 33210000356945 Adult Fiction Available -
David M. Hunt Library - Falls Village F Jam (Text to phone) 33180123720048 Adult Fiction - First Floor Available -
Deep River Public Library F Jame (Text to phone) 36039001141189 Adult Fiction Available -
Douglas Library of Hebron FIC JAM (Text to phone) 33400130686770 Adult Fiction Available -
Easton Public Library FIC JAMES, MARLON (Text to phone) 37777123541336 Adult Fiction Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe FIC JAMES,M (Text to phone) 34026129796426 Adult Fiction Available -
Ethel Walker School - Simsbury Fic Jam (Text to phone) 32561138049344 Adult Fiction Available -
Gunn Memorial Library - Washington FIC JAM (Text to phone) 34055132005327 Adult Fiction Available -
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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Original rockers : December 2, 1976 -- Ambush in the night : December 3, 1976 -- Shadow dancin' : February 15, 1979 -- White lines/kids in America : August 14, 1985 -- Sound boy killing : March 22, 1991.
Summary, etc.:
"On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert to ease political tensions in Kingston, seven unnamed gunmen stormed the singer's house, machine guns blazing. The attack wounded Marley, his wife, and his manager, and injured several others. Little was officially released about the gunmen, but rumors abounded regarding the assassins' fates. A Brief History of Seven Killings is James's fictional exploration of that dangerous and unstable time in Jamaica's history and beyond. Deftly spanning decades and continents and peopled with a wide range of characters--assassins, drug dealers, journalists, and even ghosts--James brings to life the people who walked the streets of 1970s Kingston, who dominated the crack houses of 1980s New York, and who reemerged into a radically altered Jamaica of the 1990s" -- Publisher's description.
Subject: Marley, Bob > Assassination attempts > Fiction.
Assassins > Fiction.
Oral history > Fiction.
Reggae musicians > Jamaica > Fiction.
Rastafarians > Jamaica > Fiction.
Jamaica > History > 1962- > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
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Search Results Showing Item 7 of 146 Preferred library: Kent Memorial Library - Suffield?

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