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Author: David Shirley; Heather Lehr Wagner
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House, ©2005.
Series: Black Americans of achievement.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Legacy edView all editions and formats
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Examines the life and achievements of Alex Haley, celebrated author of "Roots" and other writings, discussing his life and literary career, as well as his obsession with researching his family's history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biographie
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Alex Haley; Alex Haley; Alex Haley
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Shirley; Heather Lehr Wagner
ISBN: 0791082490 9780791082492 0791083691 9780791083697
OCLC Number: 56368531
Target Audience: Grades 9-12.
Description: vii, 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Somebody up there's watching --
Henning --
At sea --
Malcolm X --
Searching for roots --
An American saga --
Backlash --
Back to Tennessee.
Series Title: Black Americans of achievement.
Responsibility: David Shirley ; with additional text by Heather Lehr Wagner.
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Examines the life and achievements of Alex Haley, celebrated author of "Roots" and other writings, discussing his life and literary career, as well as his obsession with researching his family's history.

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