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Roots: The Saga of an American Family by  Alex Haley - Signed First Edition - 1976 - from Crotchety Rancher's Books (SKU: 001735np)

Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Roots: The Saga of an American Family by  Alex Haley - Signed First Edition - 1976 - from Crotchety Rancher's Books (SKU: 001735np)
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Roots: The Saga of an American Family

by Haley, Alex

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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ISBN 10
0385037872
ISBN 13
9780385037877
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday. 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. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1976.

Synopsis

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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Details

Bookseller
Crotchety Rancher's Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
001735np
Title
Roots: The Saga of an American Family
Author
Haley, Alex
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0385037872
ISBN 13
9780385037877
Publisher
Doubleday
Place of Publication
New York, New York, U.S.A.
Date published
1976
Keywords
FICTION
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.

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