Rooted: The Hidden Places Where God Develops You
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However, some historians and genealogists suggested Haley did not rely on factual evidence as closely as he represented,  claiming there are serious errors with Haley's family history and historical descriptions in the period preceding the Civil War.
Even my own patio, sitting under the apple trees, offers a daily respite, watching the robins joyously splash in the bird bath, the sparrows flitting in and out of their nesting box, while bee and butterfly visit the herb garden and zinnia, perhaps oblivious to the rabbit who sneaks in to steal leaves from the rose bush.
The book was originally described as "fiction", yet it sold in the non-fiction section of bookstores. Haley spent the last chapter of the book describing his research in archives and libraries to support his family's oral tradition with written records. Haley earned a Pulitzer Prize special award in 1977 for Roots.  The television miniseries garnered many awards, including nine Emmys and a Peabody. Aquino, Tara (June 29, 2018). "10 Fun Facts About Coming to America". Mental Floss . Retrieved February 1, 2021.
a b Wright, Donald R. (1981). "Uprooting Kunta Kinte: On the Perils of Relying on Encyclopedic Informants". History in Africa. 8: 205–217. doi: 10.2307/3171516. JSTOR 3171516. S2CID 162425305. Baluška and his colleagues sedated plants that feature moving parts, such as Venus flytraps. The anaesthetics the scientists used deactivated electric activity so that the traps no longer reacted when they were touched. Sedated peas showed similar changes in behaviour. Their tendrils, which usually move in all directions, stopped searching and started to spiral on the spot. After the plants broke the narcotics down, they resumed their normal behaviour.It is used by just 10% of Norway’s 5.4 million people, according to the Language Council of Norway, but is completely intelligible with the other written form, Bokmaal. Wright, Donald R. "Uprooting Kunta Kinte: On the Perils of Relying on Encyclopedic Informants," History of Africa 8 (1981): 205–217.