A Brief History of Seven KillingsAudiobook CD - 2015
On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert, gunmen stormed his house, machine guns blazing. The attack nearly killed the Reggae superstar, his wife, and his manager, and injured several others. Marley would go on to perform at the free concert on December 5, but he left the country the next day, not to return for two years. Spanning decades and continents and peopled with a wide range of characters - assassins, journalists, drug dealers, and even ghosts - this is the fictional exploration of that dangerous and unstable time and its bloody aftermath, from the streets and slums of Kingston in the 1970s, to the crack wars in 1980s New York, to a radically altered Jamaica in the 1990s.
Publisher: Toronto : CNIB, 2015.
Branch Call Number: FIC James
Characteristics: 1 computer laser optical disc (26 hrs., 0 min.) : sd. ; 12 cm.