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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I really enjoyed the story. even if it was largely a plagiarized work, it still told about the experiences of so many people who were taken captive, enslaved, and then treated like chattel. a sad tale ... Read full review