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No Woman No Cry Apparently, reggae deity Bob Marley was anything but rock steady as a husband. In this blunt memoir, his widow, Rita, tells her side of their complex...No Woman No CryNonfiction Apparently, reggae deity Bob Marley was anything but rock steady as a husband. In this blunt memoir, his widow, Rita, tells her side of their complex...2004-05-07
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No Woman No Cry

Genre: Nonfiction; Author: Hettie Jones, Rita Marley

Apparently, reggae deity Bob Marley was anything but rock steady as a husband. In this blunt memoir, his widow, Rita, tells her side of their complex but tumultuous marriage, which began in the Trench Town slums of Kingston and lasted – at least on paper – until his 1981 death. As Mrs. Legend, she says she endured an assassination attempt, Bob’s relentless womanizing that spawned several children, and even a near-rape by him during one of their frequent separations. Despite such indignities and the music-biz madness, she stood by her Rasta man and remained centered – an essential survival tool for a woman who spent much of her time looking the other way.

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