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Roots: The Saga of an American Family, 1st Edition

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The monumental bestseller! Alex Haley recaptures his family's history in this drama of eighteenth-century slave Kunta Kinte and his descendants.

About the Author

ALEX HALEY taught himself to write during a twenty year career in the U.S. Coast Guard. After retiring, he worked as a freelance magazine writer. His first book was The Autobiography of Malcom X, on which he was collaborator and editor. ROOTS: The Saga of An American Family was his second book, for which he was awarded special recognition from the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award committees. He also wrote A Different Kind of Christmas, available from Random House Value Publishing, and Queen, a sequel to ROOTS. Haley died in 1992.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385037877
Subtitle:
The Definitive Compendium with More Than 225 Recipes
Author:
Haley, Alex
Publisher:
Random House
Location:
Garden City, N.Y. :
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Genealogy
Subject:
Afro-American families
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Haley, Alex
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Biography.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
Haley family
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
836
Publication Date:
August 1976
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
8.55x5.83x2.02 in. 1.96 lbs.

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