Roots, Volume 1976, Part 3

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Doubleday, 1976 - Biography & Autobiography - 688 pages
al bestseller! Alex Haley recaptures his family's history in this drama of eighteenth-century slave Kunta Kinte and his descendants.

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I've never seen the miniseries, so I came to this saga of Kunta Kinte and his descendants with no idea what to expect. And there's so much here. So many events, so many lives, so much tragedy, so much ... Read full review

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This is the epic story following the family of Kunta Kinte, who was kidnapped as a teenager from his home in Africa to be a slave in the US. His family is dramatically followed down the line to Alex ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
16
Section 2
18
Section 3
20
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About the author (1976)

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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