The Roots of Heaven

by Romain Gary | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: Global Overview for this book
Registered by MollyGrue of Tacoma, Washington USA on 10/30/2005
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4 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by MollyGrue from Tacoma, Washington USA on Sunday, October 30, 2005
Trade paperback in good condition.

Journal Entry 2 by MollyGrue at on Saturday, November 19, 2005

Released 16 yrs ago (11/19/2005 UTC) at

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Sent today. DC# 03022940000169565608

Journal Entry 3 by nicolesinger from Newport, North Carolina USA on Saturday, November 26, 2005
Ack! Why will publishers release books with no clue to the reader what the book might be about? Not even a genre. Grr. Luckily, with the magic of the internet, I'll post this entry and then go look it up. And thanks to the magic of Bookcrossing, I get to try it out AND have a jump on finding it another reader who will enjoy it. Thanks, MollyGrue!

Journal Entry 4 by nicolesinger from Newport, North Carolina USA on Saturday, November 26, 2005
Well, a little online skimming didn't provide a professional review of the book, but I did picke up some info. It was written in French in the 1950's, and concerns a man's struggle to save elephants from extinction in post-World War II Africa. Sounds like the kind of book you have to be in the right mood for, but the poeple who reviewed it on Amazon had a lot of good things to say about it.

Probably not my cuppa, but I'll try it out and pass it on.

Journal Entry 5 by nicolesinger from Newport, North Carolina USA on Tuesday, March 7, 2006
I did not get the opportunity to read this, but I am trying to thin down Mt. TBR and I'm including it in an Mbag to Amberkatze for Austrian OBCZs. So perhaps down the road an Austrian will be reading an American translation of a book originally written in French...

I love the world and all its myriad languages!

Journal Entry 6 by Amberkatze from Wien Bezirk 10 - Favoriten, Wien Austria on Wednesday, May 31, 2006
It is like Christmas :) So many books! I will have to get a nice big bag to take these book for release at Flanagans!

Thanks again nicolesinger!

Released 15 yrs ago (6/6/2006 UTC) at Flanagans Irish Pub (OBCZ) in Wien Bezirk 01 - Innere Stadt, Wien Austria

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Journal Entry 8 by kalafudra from not specified, not specified not specified on Tuesday, September 12, 2006
I found the book in Flanagan's (an Irish Pub in Vienna) and the title caught my eye. There's no plot description so I don't know what I'm about to read :)

ETA 3 years later...

Gosh, I feel bad, I've had this book for about forever... But I finally got around to reading it and I'm going to release it today.

I'm really sorry about the hold up.

I quite liked the book, especially the language. It got a little long sometimes, though...

Journal Entry 9 by kalafudra at Wiener Deewan in Wien Bezirk 09 - Alsergrund, Wien Austria on Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Released 12 yrs ago (6/2/2009 UTC) at Wiener Deewan in Wien Bezirk 09 - Alsergrund, Wien Austria

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I've had this book for ages, which I'm really sorry for. Plus, my little nephew got it into his fingers and the cover's torn now. But all the pages are still perfect and it's a quite good read.

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