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The Roots of Heaven

Romain Gary

The Roots of Heaven

by Romain Gary

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Published by Time Inc. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated from the French by Jonathan Griffin with a new introd. by the author.
SeriesTime reading program special edition
ContributionsGriffin, Jonathan.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 375p.
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16080370M

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Genre/Form: Translations: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gary, Romain. Roots of heaven. s.l.: M. Joseph and the Book Society, ; (OCoLC) Find books like The Roots of Heaven from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Roots of Heaven also liked: Les Choses.

THE ROOTS OF HEAVEN, John Huston's 'Save the Elephant' African drama, based on Romain Gary's ponderous novel, was a costly, torturous misfire about which even Huston himself had little positive to say ("The pictures that turn out to be the most difficult to make, usually turn out to be the worst - like ROOTS OF HEAVEN."). The roots of heaven. by Romain Gary; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Concentration camp inmates, Elephants; Places: Chad.


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"The Roots of Heaven by Romain Gary follows Morel, a Frenchman who survives the Holocaust - a survival he credits to imagining elephants roaming the wilderness. Once free, he travels to French Equatorial Africa with the aim of saving his beloved elephants from being hunted and killed for meat and ivory.

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This week Tim Todd made a comment suggesting that he had spotted Paddy. In the 12th ‘episode’. around in, a character comes around a corner and calls to those seated around “Listen everybody, they’ve spotted him ”.