Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley Characters

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Robert Nesta Marley

The main subject in the biography, Catch a Fire, Marley was an incredibly successful reggae artist whose music and themes reached millions of people. Despite his humble beginnings from Nine Mile, Jamaica, Marley went on to become the symbol of Jamaica through his music. Because he was internationally popular, the message and emotions of the Jamaican people were portrayed through Marley's music.

One of the most remarkable things about Marley's music was that it appealed to a range of people. No matter what race or demographic background they came from, many people enjoyed his music despite the heavy political tones that he incorporated within the sounds. Marley's life was just as complex and intricate as his music. He came from a poor background and never knew his father, a white American captain who literally arrived on horseback to woo his mother Cedella, impregnate her and...

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