Gil Scott-Heron: A Father and Son Story
$9.99

Gil Scott-Heron: A Father and Son Story

By Leslie Gordon Goffe
US$ 9.99
Book Description

Gil Scott-Heron: A Father and Son Story, is about professional footballer, Gil Heron, who was the first black footballer to play for Scottish club Celtic FC, and his son, acclaimed poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron.

“Read on, read on and you will find out

about brotherhood and betrayal and

about brothers from other mothers

trying to be more so than just

musicians…”

Table of Contents
  • Cover Page
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Dedication
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Foreword – Brian Jackson
  • Poem – The Flight of the Heron by Michael Marra
  • Prologue – A Father and Son Story
  • Black Flash in the Pan
  • The Prisoner
  • He Was New There
  • The Babe Ruth of Soccer
  • We Almost Lost Detroit
  • A Revelation of Opposites
  • The Makings of You
  • Hope in the Belly
  • The Broth of a Boy
  • A Man’s A Man For A’ That
  • The Son of No One
  • Pieces of a Man
  • The First Minute of a New Day
  • Waiting For The Axe To Fall
  • Oh, Island in the Sun
  • Mother and Child Reunion
  • Gone with the Wind
  • The Sense of an Ending
  • Man-child in the Promised Land
  • Blood is Thicker than Mud
  • Me and Baby Brother
  • Brian’s Song
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Discography
  • Index
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