WorldCat Identities

Harewood, Dorian

Overview
Works: 8 works in 11 publications in 1 language and 369 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: E185.97.H24, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dorian Harewood
Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roots, adapted from the Alex Haley novel that traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction in Africa to America and continued throughout the generations that followed
Roots, the next generations, Episode 4 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continuation of the chronicle of Alex Haley's family history, covering from 1882 through the 1970's. Part 4 of a seven part series, unfolds against a backdrop of institutionalized military bias that shackles America's World War I black troops. Simon fights in France with the 92nd Infantry, Colored. He returns to marry Bertha; their first child is Alexander Murray Palmer Haley
Roots, the next generations, Episode 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continuation of the chronicle of Alex Haley's family history, covering from 1882 through the 1970's. Part 2 of a seven part series, finds the struggle for true freedom continuing. An unfair literacy test impedes Tom's right to vote ... and hard-luck Lee is murdered as an axample to others. The courtship of Tom's daughter Cynthia and Will Palmer is a tender counterpoint to the violence. Their first child Bertha George will become the mother of Alex Haley
Roots, the next generations, Episode 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continuation of the chronicle of Alex Haley's family history, covering from 1882 through the 1970's. Part 3 of a seven part series, begins in 1914, with the town of Hemming growing along with the lumber company run by Wil. He sends daughter Bertha to Lane College, where she meets her future husband, a poor sharecropper's son named Simon Haley. Simon works on a Pullman to earn college money, learning the ropes from long-time porter Dad Jones. When America enters the war to end all wars, Simon enlists
Roots, the next generations, Episode 5 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continuation of the chronicle of Alex Haley's family history, covering from 1882 through the 1970's. Part 5 of a seven part series, finds all the influences that shaped young Alex Haley come into focus. Grandfather Will shows him the section of California Redwood charting the family history. Now a professor, Simon emphasizes education. And when cousin Georgia and others recount stories of Africa, Alx listens intently. But it is also a time of loss: Bertha dies at a young age
Roots, the next generations, Episode 6 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continuation of the chronicle of Alex Haley's family history, covering from 1882 through the 1970's. Part 6 of a seven part series, finds restless Alex leaving college and enrolling in the Coast Guard. During World War II service in the Pacific, he discovers his gift for writing and decides to make journalism his livelihood. His single-minded career pursuit costs him his marriage to Nan
Roots, the next generations, Episode 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continuation of the chronicle of Alex Haley's family history, covering from 1882 through the 1970's. Part 1 of a seven part series, picks up where Roots ends. Although free, the family is not treated equally; Jim Crow laws are on the rise. Tom Harvey, now the familial head, has opened a school and is pressed by ex-Confederate Col. Warner to close it when Warner's son falls in love with the schoolmarm. But Tom knows education can help break the chains of second-class citizenship
Roots, the next generations, Episode 7 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continuation of the chronicle of Alex Haley's family history, covering from 1882 through the 1970's. Part 7 of a seven part series, finds Alex a premier journalist who draws top assignments - including a tension-packed interview with American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell. But he feels unfulfilled. He finds that meaning in the arduous 12-year quest to confirm his family's story. His search takes him to Gambia. There, in the words of an elderly griot, he hears the keepsake tale his family has preserved through generations
 
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Languages
English (11)