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The Resource Roots, Alex Haley

Roots, Alex Haley

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
Alex Haley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A black American traces his family's origins back to the African who was brought to America as a slave in 1767
Summary
WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY DAVID OLUSOGA. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award Tracing his ancestry through six generations, slaves and freedmen, farmers and blacksmiths, lawyers and architects, back to Africa, Alex Haley discovered a sixteen-year-old youth, Kunta Kinte. It was this young man, who had been torn from his homeland and in torment and anguish brought to the slave markets of the New World, who held the key to Haley's deep and distant past.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Biography type
collective biography
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124573
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Senior High School
  • Wilson's Public Library
  • Five Owls
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Haley, Alex
Dewey number
  • 929/.2/0973
  • B
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Young Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
E185.97.H24
LC item number
A33
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1330
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Haley, Alex
  • Haley family
  • Kinte family
  • African Americans
  • African-American Families-Fiction
  • Slavery-United States-Fiction
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the saga of an American family
Label
Roots, Alex Haley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A condensed version of a portion of this work first appeared in Reader's digest."
Control code
21399373
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 688 p.
Isbn
9780385037877
Lccn
72076164
System control number
  • (rplri)12632
  • (IMchF)fol00394151
Label
Roots, Alex Haley
Publication
Note
"A condensed version of a portion of this work first appeared in Reader's digest."
Control code
21399373
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 688 p.
Isbn
9780385037877
Lccn
72076164
System control number
  • (rplri)12632
  • (IMchF)fol00394151

Library Locations

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      38.170421 -86.987442

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