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1444841904
Large print:The life and rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: the autobiography; Benjamin Zephaniah:2019 The life and rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: the autobiography; Benjamin Zephaniah
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Author: Zephaniah, Benjamin
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Large print
Class Number: 920. ZEPHANIAH
Publisher: Charnwood, 2019
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781444841909
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Standard print edition originally published: London: Simon & Schuster, 2018
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 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.
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