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Roots by  Alex Haley - First edition - 1977 - from John Atkinson Books (SKU: 13847)

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Roots

by Haley, Alex

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London: Hutchinson, 1977. A first edition, first printing published by Hutchinson in 1977. The title is on the spine in gilt. A near fine book in like unclipped wrapper.

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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. Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1976.

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bookseller
John Atkinson Books GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
13847
Title
Roots
Author
Haley, Alex
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Hutchinson
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1977

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