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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 ...

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...

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,...

In the hurricane's eye the genius of George Washington and the victory at Yorktown —Philbrick, Nathaniel, author.
Large Print
2018
Availability: 2 of 2

"The thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition. In the fall of 1780, after five frustrating years of war, George...

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; ...

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...

Roots. Discs 6 & 7, Episode 6

"Episode 6" The Civil War is over but night riders terrorize ex-slaves. By marking his clients' horseshoes, Tom identifies the raiders but endangers his own life. Chicken George, who fought for the Union, rejoins his fam...

In the hurricane's eye : the genius of George Washington and the victory at Yorktown —Philbrick, Nathaniel, author.

"The thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition. In the fall of 1780, after five frustrating years of war, George...

Roots. Discs 3-4

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 hornet's nest a novel of the Revolutionary War —Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Large Print
2004
Availability: 1 of 1

Ethan Pratt, his wife Epsey, and their neighbors, Kindred and Mavis Morris, become caught up in the conflict and the problems confronting local Indian tribes.

In the hurricane's eye the genius of George Washington and the victory at Yorktown —Philbrick, Nathaniel, author.
Book On CD
2018
Availability: 2 of 2

"The thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition. In the fall of 1780, after five frustrating years of war, George...

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