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Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 6: Small Axe Summary

Timothy White
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Chapter 6: Small Axe Summary and Analysis

Ciddy, Toddy, Bunny and Nesta all move to Trench Town. Only the very poorest people live here, but Ciddy has moved here to save money for Nesta's education with the cheaper rent. Nesta finds the government yard in Trench Town to be highly monotonous and boring. When they are first there, Bunny and Nesta make only a few friends. However, over time, they start to make friends with all the neighbors.

Radios start to become popular in their neighborhood and the R&B coming out of the speakers is remarkable for Bunny and Marley. They spend the entire night listening to blues, R&B and more songs as they are beamed in from Miami.

Meanwhile, Marley is fourteen years old and is starting to go in and out of various private schools, but loves history. Toddy and Ciddy talk about making...

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