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Roots: The Saga of an American Family (original 1976; edition 2007)
by Alex Haley
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0440174643, Paperback)It 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. This magnificent book is his.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 03 Jan 2013 18:44:39 -0500)
The author shares the saga of an African American family that extends from his ancestor Kunta Kinte, an African brought to mid-eighteenth-century America as a slave, to himself.
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