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Alex Haley's Queen

Haley, Alex and David Stevens

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ISBN 10: 0688063314 / ISBN 13: 9780688063313
Published by William Morrow, New York, 1993
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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alex haley tells the story of his fathers family. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 019516

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Title: Alex Haley's Queen

Publisher: William Morrow, New York

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Tracing his family history on his father's side, the author of Roots begins with his great-great-grandfather, James Jackson, Sr., a white plantation owner. 500,000 first printing. $400,000 ad/promo. Lit Guild Super Release. TV tie-in.

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Queen covers three generations in the family of Alex Haley's father. It seems to be a story passed down orally through generations and is, therefore, quite appropriate for audio. Lonette McKee offers several entertaining characterizations but serves primarily as narrator. Her voice is even and gentle with perfect enunciation. The abridgment has no breaks in logic or awkward compression of the storyline. Major events in the movement toward the Civil War are maintained, and many peripheral characters remain fleshed-out. E.S.B. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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