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Roots : [the saga of an American family]

Author: Alex Haley
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alex Haley traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunte Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. He follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alex Haley; Haley family.; Kinte family.; Alex Haley; Haley family.; Kinte family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Haley
ISBN: 0385037872 9780385037877
OCLC Number: 317314428
Notes: "A condensed version of a portion of this work first appeared in Reader's digest."
Description: viii, 587 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Alex Haley.

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Alex Haley traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunte Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. He follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed.

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