Chaneysville Incident

Chaneysville Incident

by David Bradley
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Chaneysville Incident 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 16 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Despite the long historian style descriptions this book was truly amazing. I was both delighted and disturbed at the end. I spent nights wide awake thinking of the lives of slaves and the horrors they encountered.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I learned a lot from this book and took all the information in eagerly, as it both furthered the plot and developed the characters. The book also resonants with the complexity of race relations in the US, both past and present.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was torturous in its prose, lack of continuity, and repetitive glorifying of brutality while hyperbolizing the mundane. A WASTE of my money.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Highly recommended if you find historical novels interesting. Good explanations of the history behind the slave trade.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was a coming of age, searching for self book that has racial overtones, the underground railroad, a splash of romance and deep introspection of an interracial relationship. i wanted a happy ever after and wasn't granted one. read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
piece of writing. The first couple of lengthy descriptive passages almost caused me miss out on a very compelling and extremely interesting book. A young historian is provided just enough curiousity and intellectual challenge to discover not only his roots but his personal value and place in our ever changing society. J M Lydon
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Be ready to hunker down because this one will take over your life! 414 Pages of information and story. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys learning about history.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Most of what we read about slavery in the United States and most of how it is portrayed on television or in film focuses on the physical horrors This novel helped me have a much greater appreciation of the psychological impact on human beings treated as property For this insight alone, this novel is well worth your time, and the effort it takes to get through a few tedious monologues
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well written, goes back into the past to make connections to why, what, when, how.
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The long descriptive passages were awful. I normally like a historical novel but this was a real struggle to finish. Very difficult to follow and frankly, John just seemed like a big jerk.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Don't waste your time. It's 400 pages of boredom. 200 pages would have been sufficient for this hyped journey.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I couldn't finish it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The sample was so boring, I did not buy the book.