2016 Man Booker Winner Paul Beatty for The Sellout

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ISBN: 9781250083258
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Published: Picador USA - March 1st, 2016

On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert to ease political tensions in Kingston, seven gunmen stormed the singer's house, machine guns blazing. The attack wounded Marley, his wife, and his manager, and injured several others. Little was officially released about the gunmen, but much has been whispered, gossiped, and sung about in the streets of West Kingston. 'A Brief History of Seven Killings' delves deep into that dangerous and unstable time in Jamaica's history and beyond.