Roots

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Dell Publishing Company,Incorporated, 1977 - Reference - 729 pages
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This "bold . . . extraordinary . . . blockbuster . . ". (Newsweek) begins with a birth in 1750, in an African village; it ends seven generations later at the Arkansas funeral of a black professor whose children are a teacher, a Navy architect, an assistant director of the U.S. Information Agency, and an author. The author is Alex Haley.

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an epic story ...i was touched by this book..n it changed my perception about life...get a copy and read it!!

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"Roots" is the supposed genealogical recounting of Alex Haley's African roots to his great-great-great grandfather, Kunta Kinte, a Mandinka tribesman who was captured and sold into slavery. The story ... Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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Roots - The 100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME - TIME
The most watched TV drama ever, Roots reached the height of tv's ability to spur social discussion by surveying the depths of America's original sin.
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Roots
Roots remains one of television's landmark programs. The twelve-hour mini-series aired on ABC from 23-30 January 1977. For eight consecutive nights it ...
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Roots (TV miniseries) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Roots is a 1977 American television miniseries based on Alex Haley's work Roots: The Saga of an American Family, his critically acclaimed but factually ...
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ROOTS AND BRANCHES
Roots And Branches was founded in Jan 1995 by Sherry Harris and Carol Hodges. Formed out of a sincere desire to help genealogists in the search for their ...
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Kunta Kinte — Alex Haley Foundation Roots Kunta Kinte Bio
Record numbers of people today are researching their family origins. The popular interest in genealogy - the recording of descendents from some ancestor ...
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Roots « Ginny’s Thoughts & Things
Assalamu alaikum, just some clarification on my initial reaction to the “Roots” controversy. Because I feel like my initialpost onthe topic seemed a bit ...
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Muslim roots of the blues / The music of famous American blues ...
Early blues performers didn't recognize the music's African or Muslim roots because, by then, the songs had more fully merged with white, European music and ...
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Roots - TV.com
Roots TV Show, TV.com is your reference guide to Roots Show. Episode guide, photos, videos, cast and crew information, forums, reviews and more.
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New Statesman - Read your roots
Encounters - As a child in the 1970s, he was called Golliwog and Sambo. Kwame Kwei-Armah talks race and history with Aleks Sierz
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ALEX HALEY AND ROOTS *LINK*
Beloved to the collective of Rastafari Speaks, this is a introduction to my given opinion on Alex Haley and how it was possible for him to trace his Roots ...
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About the author (1977)

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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