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A Tolkien bestiary —Day, David, 1947-

Presents illustrated definitions in alphabetical order of all the imaginary beasts, monsters, races, nations, duties, fauna, and flora of the worlds of middle-earth and the Undying Lands. Also includes a map and a chrono...

Characters from Tolkien —Day, David, 1947-

Presents illustrated definitions in alphabetical order of all the imaginary beasts, monsters, races, nations, duties, fauna, and flora of the worlds of middle-earth and the Undying Lands. Also includes a map and a chrono...

Roots

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil ...

The heroes of Tolkien —Day, David, 1947- VerfasserIn.

Heroes of the Valarian ages : the Valar and Maiar -- Heroes of the ages of stars : Eldar and Sindar -- Heroes of the first age : Elves and Edain -- Heroes of the second age : Noldor and Numenoreans -- Heroes of the third...

Roots. Disc 1, Episode 1

In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte, son of Omoro and Binta, distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals. But he does not enjoy his new status long: slave traders sweeping the countryside seize him. Chained with ot...

Roots. Disc 2, Episode 2

Despite a violent rebellion, the slave ship Lord Ligonier completes its voyage and Kunta Kinte endures the indignity of an Annapolis slave auction. Fiddler, the slave in charge of Kunta's training, becomes his only frien...

Tolkien : a dictionary —Day, David, 1947-

"J.R.R. Tolkien is the father of modern fantasy. He created characters and a world so rich with details-and so unique-that it warranted a whole new vocabulary along with it. His creation of language is not surprising, co...

Roots. Disc 3, Episode 3

In 1776, a nation fights for freedom-- but not for all. Kunta Kinta escapes again and is crippled by slave catchers. He marries, gains a daughter and loses his long-time friend, Fiddler. Another chance for escape arises,...

Roots. Disc 5, Episode 5

Chicken George is sent to England as payment for his owner's gambling debt. Fourteen years later, he returns home a free man, a status that has a profound effect on the family begun by Kunta Kinte. The Civil War erupts; ...

The visions and revelations of St. Louis the Métis —Day, David, 1947-

Poems based on entries from the journal of Louis Riel during 1885. Includes journal entries in the original French, with English translations by Thomas Flanagan shaped into poetic form by Day.

Roots the complete original series [3-disc set].
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2016
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Based on Alex Haley's best-selling novel about his African ancestors that follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and s...

Roots. Disc 4, Episode 4

At age 16, Kizzy is sold and bears her first new master's son, who grows up to become fun-loving Chicken George. Yearning to see her parents, Kizzy is comforted by Samuel Bennett, but they are ill-matched. When she retur...

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