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Back in From the Anger

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Roger Lucey’s life journey was changed radically by events that he only found out about a decade and a half after they had happened. By that time there was no turning back, no returning to the original plan.

The inspiring story of a South African troubadour who lost his voice and then set out on an unbelievable journey to find it.

Many of us set out on our life journeys following plans, goals and directions that begin in our early years and mostly follow our initial trajectory. Sometimes an impulsive decision, an accident, incident or serendipitous meeting can change the direction of these journeys absolutely.

Roger Lucey’s life journey was changed radically by events that he only found out about a decade and a half after they had happened. By that time there was no turning back, no returning to the original plan.

Roger Lucey was and is a troubadour, a singer, songwriter and musician whose primary mandate is to reflect, through song, the world he lives in to anyone who cares to listen. In the late ’70s the South Africa that Lucey reflected was a cruel and violent place and his songs quickly drew the unwanted attention of the State and security police. A covert operation made sure that Lucey’s music career was severely curtailed and this in when the troubadour took to other directions in search of a livelihood.

Back in From the Anger tells the story of a once promising young musician who became a barman, roadie, sound technician, news cameraman and many other things as he waded through life always trying to find the voice that he had lost.

It is a story that at times stretches the imagination, often reminding us of the hard road this country has travelled, but it is always told with humanity and humour that keeps it engrossing.

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Parameters of Book: Book
Author: Roger Lucey
ISBN: 9781431404537
d-PDF ISBN: 9781431404544
ePUB ISBN: 9781431404551
mobi file ISBN: 9781431404599
Size (mm): 235x155mm
Pages: 292pp
format: Paperback
Colour: Black & White
Rights: World
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012-10-15
Paperback
Black & White
World
Afrikaans
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