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Roots : the saga of an American family : the 30th anniversary edition / Alex Haley ; with a special introduction by Michael Eric Dyson and Alex Haley on the writing of Roots.

Haley, Alex. (Author). Dyson, Michael Eric. (Added Author).

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  • 11 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 929.2 HAL (Text) 36626102843968 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781593154493 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1593154496 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781435283053 (prebound)
  • Physical Description: xi, 899 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 30th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vanguard Books, [2007]

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General Note: Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1976.
"With special introduction by Michael Eric Dyson and Alex Haley on the writying of Roots" --T.p.
Pulitzer prize winner, 1977.
Summary, etc.: The story of the young African boy named Kunte Kinte, who in the late 1700s was kidnapped from his homeland and brought to the United States as a slave. Haley, basing the story on his own family's history, follows Kunte Kinte's family line over the next seven generations, creating a moving historical novel spanning 200 years.
Target Audience Note: 1330 Lexile.
Subject: Haley, Alex.
Haley, Alex > Family.
Haley family.
Kinte family.
African Americans > Biography.
African American families.
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