A brief history of seven killings / Marlon James.Publisher: New York Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA), 2014Description: xiv, 688 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781594486005 (hbk.); 159448600X (hbk.).Other title: Brief history of 7 killings.Subject(s): Marley, Bob -- Assassination attempts -- Fiction | FICTION / Literary | FICTION / Historical | Assassins -- Fiction | Oral history -- Fiction | Reggae musicians -- Jamaica -- Fiction | Rastafarians -- Jamaica -- Fiction | New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction | Jamaica -- History -- 1962- -- Fiction | New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Historical fictionDDC classification: 813/.6 Other classification: FIC019000 | FIC014000 | FIC000000
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"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"--