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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Review: Roots: The Saga of an American FamilyUser Review - Nicole Gagnon - Goodreads
Maybe a 3.5? The book was very long- I think the same overall story could have been told in half the pages. Some of the detail did not add any real value or content. Also, the book was kind of a novel ... Read full review