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After eleven years of research to uncover the facts of his heritage, Haley shares the saga of an American black 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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"The book is an act of love, and it is this which makes it haunting.""New York Times"
"A gripping mixture of urban confessional and political manifesto, it not only inspired a generation of black activists, but drove home the bitter realities of racism to a mainstream white liberal audience.""Observer"
"Groundbreaking""The Associated Press"
"A Pulitzer Prize-winning story about the family ancestry of author Alex Haley[and] a symbolic chronicle of the odyssey of African Americans from the continent of Africa to a land not of their choosing.""Washington Post"
"Philadelphia Tribune," 6/7/16
[A] landmark book. Marian Wright Edelman
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Praise for Roots
"The book is an act of love, and it is this which makes it haunting."--New York Times
"A gripping mixture of urban confessional and political manifesto, it not only inspired a generation of black activists, but drove home the bitter realities of racism to a mainstream white liberal audience."--Observer
"Groundbreaking"--The Associated Press
"A Pulitzer Prize-winning story about the family ancestry of author Alex Haley...[and] a symbolic chronicle of the odyssey of African Americans from the continent of Africa to a land not of their choosing."--Washington Post
Philadelphia Tribune, 6/7/16
"[A] landmark book."--Marian Wright Edelman
Praise for Roots

"The book is an act of love, and it is this which makes it haunting."--New York Times

"A gripping mixture of urban confessional and political manifesto, it not only inspired a generation of black activists, but drove home the bitter realities of racism to a mainstream white liberal audience."--Observer

"Groundbreaking"--The Associated Press

"A Pulitzer Prize-winning story about the family ancestry of author Alex Haley...[and] a symbolic chronicle of the odyssey of African Americans from the continent of Africa to a land not of their choosing."--Washington Post

Philadelphia Tribune, 6/7/16
"[A] landmark book."--Marian Wright Edelman
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The extraordinary account of Alex Haley's own twelve-year search for his family's origins

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  • PublisherDoubleday
  • Publication date1976
  • ISBN 10 0385037872
  • ISBN 13 9780385037877
  • BindingHardcover
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