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The Resource Roots, Alex Haley

Roots, Alex Haley

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
Alex Haley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on the oral traditions handed down in his family for generations, the author traces his origins back to the seventeen-year-old Kunta Kinte, who was abducted from his home in Gambia and transported as a slave to colonial America. In this account Haley provides an imaginative rendering of the lives of seven generations of black men and women
Member of
Summary
WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY DAVID OLUSOGA. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award 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.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
124573
Cataloging source
LNU
Dewey number
929/.2/0973
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.97.H24
LC item number
A33 1977
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1330
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Dell book
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the saga of an American family
Label
Roots, Alex Haley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A condensed version of a portion of this work first appeared in Reader's digest."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
307014
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
729 pages
Isbn
9780440174646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm03389837
  • (OCoLC)3389837
Label
Roots, Alex Haley
Publication
Note
"A condensed version of a portion of this work first appeared in Reader's digest."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
307014
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
729 pages
Isbn
9780440174646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm03389837
  • (OCoLC)3389837

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