Roots: the saga of an American family

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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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9781593154493
9780306824852
9780792749677
9781483002699
9781602831971
9781482962062
030682485
UPC:
883761831973
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title Roots : the saga of an American family
title_alt Saga of an American family.
title_display Roots : the saga of an American family
title_full Roots : the saga of an American family / Alex Haley, Roots : the saga of an American family / Alex Haley ; with a special introduction by Michael Eric Dyson and Alex Haley On the Writing of Roots, Roots : the saga of an American family / Alex Haley ; with a special introduction by Michael Eric Dyson and Alex Haley on the writing of Roots, Roots The Saga of an American Family, Roots [electronic resource] : the saga of an American family / Alex Haley, Roots [sound recording] : [the saga of an American family] / Alex Hailey ; [special introduction by Michael Eric Dyson]
title_short Roots :
title_sort roots the saga of an american family
title_sub the saga of an American family
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