The Last Holiday

The Last Holiday

A Memoir

eBook - 2012
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In a musical career spanning five decades, from Small Talk at a 125th and Lenox (1970) to I'm New Year (2010), Gil Scott-Heron (1949-2011) released twenty albums and many seminal singles including "The Revolution Will Not be Televised," "Home is Where the Hatred Is," "Winter in America," "B Movie" "Johannesburg" and "Lady Day and John Coltrane." He was also the author of three previous books-two novels, The Vulture (1970) and The Nigger Factory (1972) and Now and Then, The Poems of Gil Scott-Heron.
Publisher: [United States] : Grove/Atlantic, Inc., 2012
ISBN: 9780802194435
0802194435
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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BurkBraun
Aug 06, 2016

An outstanding book by a poet, musician, activist, and crack head. Heron was a troubled soul, but had incredible talent for music, rhythm, and social commentary. This is his story, told with compulsive poetry and love. But it doesn't tell the whole story, not by a long shot. Check out his Amnesia express concert in Paris for a later edition of his groovy music.

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uncommonreader
Apr 29, 2014

This is the memoir of Scott-Heron, spoken-word poet and musician. This book introduced me to this interesting, committed artist.

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