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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rootsUser Review - byrd lady - Borders
the book is just as riveting as the movie.it brings to life the hardships faced by the black Americans so many years ago.following the lives of these people as they fight for their freedom shows us ... Read full review
Roots: the saga of an American familyUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Besides snagging a Pulitzer, Haley's novel started a genealogy movement among African Americans-and just about everyone else-that's still going strong. This 30th-anniversary edition includes a new ... Read full review