Roots : the saga of an American family

Roots : the saga of an American family

Haley, Alex.


30th anniversary ed.

Publication Information
New York, NY : Vanguard Books, c2007.

Physical Description
xi, 899 p. ; 21 cm.

General Note
Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1976.

Reading Level
1330 L Lexile

Personal Subject
Haley, Alex.
Haley, Alex-Family.
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.

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.

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