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Roots : the saga of an American family

Author: Alex Haley
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 30th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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The author shares the saga of an African American family that extends from his ancestor Kunta Kinte, an African brought to mid-eighteenth-century America as a slave, to himself.
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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: 9781593154493 1593154496 9780306824852 030682485X
OCLC Number: 900614607
Description: xi, 899 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Alex Haley ; with a special introduction by Michael Eric Dyson and Alex Haley.
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