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Alex Haley and the books that changed a nation : And the Books That Changed a Nation

Author: Robert J Norrell
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition
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"It is difficult to think of two twentieth century books by one author that have had as much influence on American culture when they were published as Alex Haley's monumental bestsellers, The Autobiography of Malcolm X (1965), and Roots (1976). This deeply researched and compelling book offers the perfect opportunity to revisit his authorship, his career as one of the first African American star journalists, as well  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Alex Haley; Alex Haley; Alex Haley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Norrell
ISBN: 9781137279606 1137279605
OCLC Number: 1016134864
Description: x, 251 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Robert J. Norrell.

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"It is difficult to think of two twentieth century books by one author that have had as much influence on American culture when they were published as Alex Haley's monumental bestsellers, The Autobiography of Malcolm X (1965), and Roots (1976). This deeply researched and compelling book offers the perfect opportunity to revisit his authorship, his career as one of the first African American star journalists, as well as an especially dramatic time of change in American history"--

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