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Roots

Author: Alex Haley
Publisher: London : Vintage, [2007]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tracing his ancestry through six generations - slaves and freedmen, farmers and blacksmiths, lawyers and architects - back to Africa, the author discovered a sixteen-year-old youth, Kunta Kinte. This  Read more...

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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: 0099362813 9780099362814
OCLC Number: 123235892
Description: viii, 688 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Alex Haley.

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"The book is an act of love, and it is this which makes it haunting" New York Times "A gripping mixture of urban confessional and political manifesto, it not only inspired a generation of black Read more...

 
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