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Roots

by Alex Haley
£8.99   paperback  Vintage (2007)

Roots by Alex Haley Tracing his ancestry through six generations - slaves and freedmen, farmers and blacksmiths, lawyers and architects - back to Africa, Alex Haley discovered a sixteen-year-old youth, Kunta Kinte. It was this young man, who had been torn from his homeland and in torment and anguish brought to the slave markets of the new world, who held the key to Haley's deep and distant past.

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

ISBN 13: 9780099362814 | ISBN 10: 0099362813

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