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Roots : the saga of an American family
Title:
Roots : the saga of an American family
Author:
ISBN:
9781593154493
Edition:
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
Summary:
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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