No Woman No Cry: My Life with Bob Marley

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Hachette Books, Feb 5, 2013 - Music - 240 pages
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Bob Marley was one of the greatest musicians of our time. While much has been written about him, here is a unique, intimate, and honest portrayal written by his wife Rita, who talks about their strugglesboth before and during his rise to fameas well as their dreams, fears, and ultimately, her husbands losing battle with cancer while at the height of his career. This stirringly honest, no-holds-barred account of life with Bob Marley reveals a different, deeper side of the beloved musician that will be sure to strike a chord with his legions of faithful fans.Rita does his legacy a great favor by humanizing him and his astounding musical gifts. Rolling StoneHer writing carries a distinct patois and a directness that makes the book a breezy kind of read. The Hamilton Spectator

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User Review  - dhuf628 -

I LOVE BoB MarleyIm enjoying reading about their life together as told by Rita. To having insight from being wBob from the beginning to him becoming THE LEGEND and just being a man w flaws.A GREAT love story. Read full review

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User Review  - The Unknown Reader - Borders

Excellent reading! Rita really goes in depth as to what it was like living as the late great Bob Marley's wife. You really get to know alot about her as an individual as well. The way she tells her ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Rita Marley performs with the reggae group I-Three and helps run the Bob Marley Foundation. Rita was married to Bob Marley in 1966, when she was nineteen and he was twenty-one, and she remained his wife until his death in 1981. The mother of Bob's children, she performs worldwide. She makes her home in Ghana, West Africa.

Hettie Jones is a poet and prose writer, author of numerous books, including How I Became Hettie Jones, a memoir of the Beats and of her former marriage to LeRoi Jones (now Amiri Baraka). She lives in New York City, where she teaches writing at New School University and the 92nd Street Y Poetry Center.

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