Roots : the saga of an American family

Roots : the saga of an American family

Haley, Alex.


Publication Information
North Kingstown : BBC Audiobooks America/Sound library, c2007.

Physical Description
24 sound discs (30 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
Compact disc.
Complete and unabridged.

Personal Subject
Haley, Alex.
Haley family.
Kinte family.

Subject Term
African Americans -- Biography.
African American families -- Biography.
Slavery -- United States.
Slaveholders -- Southern States.
African Americans -- History -- To 1863.

Geographic Term
Southern States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Southern States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Confederate States of America -- History.


Added Author
Brooks, Avery
Dyson, Michael Eric

Local Subject
Spoken compact disc collection.

Alex Haley traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunte Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. He follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed.

LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)AudiobookSCD 929.20973 HAL 24 DISCS11Audiobooks Nonfiction
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)AudiobookSCD 929.20973 HAL 24 DISCS11Audiobooks Nonfiction