Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley - Chapter 9: Natural Mystic Summary & Analysis

Timothy White
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Marley works hard to make the Wailers a success while Rita works hard to make a good home for Marley and her daughter Sharon. On September 10, 1964, Marley woke up with severe chest pain and had been having a dream about Nine Miles. When the report came two days later that Omeriah was dead, Marley said he already knew. The immediate family, still in Jamaica, drove to Nine Miles for the funeral.

For half a century, Omeriah had been one of the most influential people in his small village. With his passing, however, the true reflection of Jamaican mystic beliefs were fully on display. Omeriah's body was reversed to confuse any evil spirits lurking around. All mirrors were turned in the house to prevent more deaths in the family. Also, his bed was put outside the house for three days.

Omeriah bequeathed...

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