The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography [Audiobook] download free by Benjamin Zephaniah

The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography Audiobook download free by Benjamin Zephaniah
  • Listen audiobook: The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography
  • Author: Benjamin Zephaniah
  • Release date: 2018/6/9
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9781471168925
  • Rating: 7.66 of 10
  • Votes: 357
  • Review by: Landen Jessup
  • Review rating: 9.82 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/11
  • Duration: 4H20M21S in 256 kbps (70.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-23
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: AU, MP3, MPEG-4 ALS, MPEG4, FLAC, WMA, AAC, WAV (compression RAR, XZ, ZIP, TAR.XZ)
  • Total pages original book: 352
  • Includes a PDF summary of 39 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 28M33S (7.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week 'The Life and Rhymes has a performative quality reminiscent of Zephaniah's poetry - honest, unshowy and ultimately unthreatening. It matches the man.' The Guardian Benjamin Zephaniah, who has travelled the world for his art and his humanitarianism, now tells the one story that encompasses it all: the story of his life. In the early 1980s when punks and Rastas were on the streets protesting about unemployment, homelessness and the National Front, Benjamin's poetry could be heard at demonstrations, outside police stations and on the dance floor. His mission was to take poetry everywhere, and to popularise it by reaching people who didn't read books. His poetry was political, musical, radical and relevant. By the early 1990s, Benjamin had performed on every continent in the world (a feat which he achieved in only one year) and he hasn't stopped performing and touring since. Nelson Mandela, after hearing Benjamin's tribute to him while he was in prison, requested an introduction to the poet that grew into a lifelong relationship, inspiring Benjamin's work with children in South Africa. Benjamin would also go on to be the first artist to record with The Wailers after the death of Bob Marley in a musical tribute to Nelson Mandela.The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah is a truly extraordinary life story which celebrates the power of poetry and the importance of pushing boundaries with the arts.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Autobiography: Literary, Literary Studies: Poetry & Poets, Literary Studies: From C 1900 -
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 23.96 USD
  • Dimensions: 153x234x27mm
  • Weight: 557g
  • Printed by: Scribner UK
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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