Title: Roots: The Saga of an American Family
Publisher: Doubleday, New York, New York, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 1976
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Gold boards with black spine and gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square. Wear to spine ends and corner tips of boards. Signed by Alex Haley on the publication page. First edition. Pages are clean throughout. The dust jacket has original pricing intact, light surface soiling and chipping, fraying and wear to edges. The dust jacket is now within a protective mylar sleeve. Bookseller Inventory # 001735np
Synopsis: The monumental bestseller! Alex Haley recaptures his family's history in this drama of eighteenth-century slave Kunta Kinte and his descendants.
About the Author: ALEX HALEY taught himself to write during a twenty year career in the U.S. Coast Guard. After retiring, he worked as a freelance magazine writer. His first book was The Autobiography of Malcom X, on which he was collaborator and editor. ROOTS: The Saga of An American Family was his second book, for which he was awarded special recognition from the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award committees. He also wrote A Different Kind of Christmas, available from Random House Value Publishing, and Queen, a sequel to ROOTS. Haley died in 1992.
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