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 - Shannon - Goodreads
For research he earns five stars, but overall I felt the plot was too linear. To be sure, a necessary part of covering 7 generations of people, is to push through each generation, but I feel the book ... Read full review