Roots / Alex Haley. [print]

By: Haley, Alex [author]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Garden City, New York : Doubleday and Company, [(c)1976Description: viii, 688 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Haley, Alex | Haley, Alex -- Family | Haley family | Kinte family | African Americans -- Biography | African American familiesLOC classification: E185.97.R668 1976Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission: Awards: Lillian Smith Book Award, 1977Summary: This poignant and powerful narrative tells the dramatic story of Kunta Kinte, snatched from freedom in Africa and brought by ship to America and slavery, and his descendants. Drawing on the oral traditions handed down in his family for generations, the author traces his origins back to the seventeen-year-old Kunta Kinte, who was abducted from his home in Gambia and transported as a slave to colonial America. In this account Haley provides an imaginative rendering of the lives of seven generations of black men and women.
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This poignant and powerful narrative tells the dramatic story of Kunta Kinte, snatched from freedom in Africa and brought by ship to America and slavery, and his descendants. Drawing on the oral traditions handed down in his family for generations, the author traces his origins back to the seventeen-year-old Kunta Kinte, who was abducted from his home in Gambia and transported as a slave to colonial America. In this account Haley provides an imaginative rendering of the lives of seven generations of black men and women.

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Lillian Smith Book Award, 1977

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