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The Resource A brief history of seven killings, Marlon James

A brief history of seven killings, Marlon James

Label
A brief history of seven killings
Title
A brief history of seven killings
Statement of responsibility
Marlon James
Title variation
Brief history of 7 killings
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the acclaimed writer of The Book of Night Women comes a masterful novel framed as a fictional oral history that explores the events and characters surrounding the attempted assassination of Bob Marley during the political turmoil on Jamaica in the late 1970s"--
Summary
A tale inspired by the 1976 attempted assassination of Bob Marley spans decades and continents to explore the experiences of journalists, drug dealers, killers and ghosts against a backdrop of period social and political turmoil
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2014
  • Man Booker Prize, 2015.
  • Minnesota Book Award for Novel & Short Story, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10351045
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
James, Marlon
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9265.9.J358
LC item number
B75 2014
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marley, Bob
  • Assassins
  • Oral history
  • Reggae musicians
  • Rastafarians
  • Jamaica
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A brief history of seven killings, Marlon James
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 688 pages
Isbn
9781594486005
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014018475
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)871192481
  • (OCoLC)ocn871192481
  • 377690
Label
A brief history of seven killings, Marlon James
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 688 pages
Isbn
9781594486005
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014018475
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)871192481
  • (OCoLC)ocn871192481
  • 377690

Library Locations

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      34.11878 -84.156553
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