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  • Dec 18, 2010
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THE BOOK OF NEGROES gives today's readers the opportunity to savour a novel like Alex Haley's ROOTS and to experience the horror, shame and embarrassment of acknowledging that such abhorrent conduct towards black people is an indelible part of North America's past.
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review by . February 21, 2010
Many of us will remember being moved to tears by the power and depth of "Roots", Alex Haley's compelling novel on the slave trade that was published almost 40 years ago. Lawrence Hill's "The Book of Negroes" gives contemporary readers the opportunity to savour a very similar novel and to experience the horror, shame and embarrassment of acknowledging that such abhorrent conduct towards black people is an indelible part of North America's past.       I was …
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