HAROLD COURLANDER THE AFRICAN PDF
The African [Harold Courlander] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The unforgettable, deeply moving novel of a young man’s life as slave. Before Alex Hailey’s Roots there was Courlander’s The African, which chronicles the experiences of a young African boy, Hwesuhunu, who is kidnapped from. The tale of an African boy who is captured from his tribe and sold in America as a slave.
|Published (Last):||16 March 2005|
|PDF File Size:||7.12 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||5.24 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
The unforgettable, deeply moving novel of a young man’s life as slave and runaway — so powerful it takes every idea you’ve ever had about slaves and slavery and rips it to shreds! Would you like to tell courlwnder about a lower price?
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Read more Read less. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The Survival of the American Nation. The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege.
Black Picket Fences, Second Edition: Privilege and Peril among the Black Middle Class. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The Saga of an American Family. A Treasury of African Folklore.
Tales of Yoruba Gods and Heroes. Product details Paperback Publisher: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. Showing of 20 reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
Please try again later. This is a great book, but the similarities with “Roots” ends with the basic subject matter and the slave ship scene, which was the source of the suit. Beynd that, the characters and stories of Wes and Kunta Kinte take on different dimensions altogether.
Wes, the title character in this novel, has some really interesting adventures. After being captured from Africa and brought to North America, he deals with slavery, encounters with American Indians, and some adventures with residents of a “free Negro” settlement. These episodes are told in a page turning fashion and for the rapid reader, its a good overnight or weekend read.
Courlander’s background in world folklore helps him with authentic details. So both for its place in history and just for interesting reading, “The African” is a good way to spend some time. It’s not “Roots,”but still a fine book. Put it DOWN after 3 haro,d. Roots may be based on this book, but Roots is superior in story telling to this book.
One person found this helpful.
Audible Audiobook Verified Purchase. Awesome, gut wrenching, powerful account. Great quality and service! My teenage son loves the book. A Profoundly afrocan read. I purchased this book for a friend. He seems thrilled by it and recommends it to anyone who’s interested in African American history in regards to the evolution of slavery.
See all 20 reviews. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? The Saga of an American Family Paperback. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Get to Know Us. English Choose a language for shopping. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Haorld Ship Orders Internationally. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Amazon Rapids Fun stories afrucan kids on the go. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.
The African: A Novel – Harold Courlander – Google Books
Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.