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The last holiday

Author: Gil Scott-Heron
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the autumn of 1980, Stevie Wonder invited Gil Scott-Heron and his band to join him on a forty-one-city tour across America. The purpose of the trip, which included a major rally in Washington [D.C.] on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, was to galvanise popular support for the creation of a national holiday in honour of the great civil-rights leader. [This book] is [Scott-Heron's] account of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Gil Scott-Heron; Stevie Wonder; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Gil Scott-Heron; Stevie Wonder
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gil Scott-Heron
ISBN: 9780857863010 0857863010
OCLC Number: 754168368
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Gil Scott-Heron.

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The mesmerizing posthumous memoir of 'a poet and polemicist whose lyrics have inspired and galvanized generations' GQ  Read more...

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Scott-Heron is such a fine writer . . . As readers and fans alike, we are left to mourn the passing of surely, the least likely pop star ever, one with a truly brilliant mind. -- Rob Fitzpatrick * * Read more...

 
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