Results 1 – 30 of 98 RAICES by Alex Haley and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at Roots is an American television miniseries based on Alex Haley’s novel Roots: The Saga of an American Family. The series first aired on ABC in January . This Page is automatically generated based on what Facebook users are interested in, and not affiliated with or endorsed by anyone associated with the topic.

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Select a valid country. Feb 09, Laura rated it really liked it Recommended to Laura by: It is here, despite the conflict being the horror of abduction leading into a lifetime of slavery, where I finally realized I needed to let go of my desire to experience any character development and submit instead to Haley’s true laex, which are research and story-telling.

Roots: The Next Generations

In fact, the author wrote more pages from his first-person perspective 32 pages than he did about the one female ancestor from whose perspective he wrote.

I always just started another book though and always said “next time. Davies 2 Lynda Day George — Mrs. Report item – opens in a new window or tab.

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Feb 03, Tahera rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 31, Sawsan Alotaibi rated it it raicfs amazing Shelves: Using some cunning and deception of their own, the group makes preparations for their move away. I will also hunt down Walker’s book.


Though some prominent jazzers turn up in the orchestra, there is not a trace of jazz to be heard. We can still feel it’s impact on our society still today. Africa Robert Adams c. These people were all about respect and their tight clans and villages. But the young warrior’s indomitable spirit is not ready to be subjugated. The concluding three parts were broadcast on Sunday nights, from April 15 to May 1. This is an exceptionally well-researched and historically grounded novel about actual people; the way Haley creatively fleshes out and envisions the narrative with the techniques of fiction is a superlative example of the way historical novelists should ply their craft.

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Although none of Moore’s slaves are personally involved in the rebellion, they become victims of the paranoid suspicions of their master, so they start planning to buy their freedom. But Roots speaks, finally, not hqley to blacks, or to whites, but to all people and all races everywhere, for the story it tells is one of the most eloquent testimonials ever written halfy the indomitability of the human spirit. I would highly recommend this book. But geneologists allex retraced Haley’s footsteps found that Haley’s pre-Civil War genealogy is not, as he had claimed, substantiated by public records.


The exotic locale of Africa reduced to sand and thorns, with a few cardboard cut-outs of Africans standing around. Using historical happenings as a backdrop, the reader can see the progression of the trade and how there was surely a clash between belief systems of the slaves themselves. There are passages within the novel, particularly during Kunta Kinte’s sea travel to America, that made me feel physically sick and mentally and emotionally overwhelmed.

View all 4 comments. Also from Goodreads discussion below this review: But when Tom reports his suspicions and his evidence to the sheriff John Aricesin sympathy with Evan and knowing every member of the white mob, tips off Evan. Rxices, the genealogical work behind the book has come into question. It’s almost like he believed his own press!

Halej gamble of her own sees her punished and raiced to a new plantation, where she is never to see her father again. I think that reading it at a young age made me into a more compassionate person.

And that teenager hung his head in shame as he thought of similar atrocities perperated by his forefathers in the name of caste. To this day, I still believe that the book was much better than the movie.