The Book of Negroes: A Novel (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Lawrence Hill (A)
List Price $16.95 (Paperback - TV Mini Series /Slavery / Escape - 2015)
Lawrence Hill's award-winning novel is a major television miniseries airing on BET Networks.
Description: The Book of Negroes (based on the novel Someone Knows My Name) will be BETäó»s first miniseries. The star-studded production includes lead actress Aunjanue Ellis (Ray, The Help), Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. (Jerry Maguire, A Few Good Men), Oscar and Emmy winner Louis Gossett Jr. (A Raisin in the Sun, Boardwalk Empire), and features Lyriq Bent (Rookie Blue), Jane Alexander (The Cider House Rules), and Ben Chaplin (The Thin Red Line). Director and co-writer Clement Virgo is a feature film and television director (The Wire) who also serves as producer with executive producer Damon Däó»Oliveira (What We Have).
In this äóìtransportingäó? (Entertainment Weekly) and äóìheart-stoppingäó? (Washington Post) work, Ayminata Diallo, one of the strongest women characters in contemporary fiction, is kidnapped from Africa as a child and sold as a slave in South Carolina. Fleeing to Canada after the Revolutionary War, she escapes to attempt a new life in freedom. (512 pigs)
Ashay says, "This book was recommended and it is hugely popular in Canada and throughout the world as a TV Mini series. It has so much depth and breadth and and is considered a masterpiece. Much like the epic novel and mini series "Roots". Add it your collection today. "
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.3 x 8.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces