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The last holiday

a memoir

by Gil Scott-Heron

  • 181 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Grove Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West in New York, [Berkeley, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rhythm and blues musicians,
  • American Authors,
  • Civil rights,
  • Biography,
  • African Americans,
  • African American musicians,
  • American Poets

  • About the Edition

    A personal account by the late musician and poet traces the story of his life, career, and history-making 1981 tour at the side of Stevie Wonder to raise support for the establishment of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

    Edition Notes

    StatementGil Scott-Heron
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.C7 Z46 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 321 p. :
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26329977M
    ISBN 100802129013, 0802120571
    ISBN 109780802129017, 9780802120571
    OCLC/WorldCa755169554

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Apparently, GSH had been writing this memoir off and on for the last twenty years or so. It covers sections of his life and is far from linear. If there is a focal point to The Last Holiday it's his involvement with Stevie Wonder in trying to get Congress to establish MLK Day in the early 80's/5.

A fitting testament to the achievements of an extraordinary man, The Last Holiday provides a moving The last holiday book of Scott-Heron’s relationship with his mother, personal recollections of Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, John Lennon, Michael Jackson, Clive Davis, and other musical figures, and a compelling narrative vehicle for Scott-Heron’s insights into the music industry, Cited by: 1.

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2 Awards. Common Sense Media Best Book Award. Awarded Garden State Children's Book Award (NJ) Awarded