ROOTS - INSCRIBED IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION

Haley, Alex

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Place Published: Garden City
Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Date Published: 1976
Edition: First Trade Edition
Book Id: 2603

Description

First Printing. Octavo (24cm); brown paper and black cloth-covered boards, wtih titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; viii,[2],587pp. Inscribed by Haley in the year of publication (10/27/76): "Patty, who has had an experience of her own in genealogy! My very best rapport and good wishes! Alex Haley." Light wear to spine ends and backstrip, with faint, scattered foxing to text edges; internally clean; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $12.50), with light wear to extremities and some offsetting from backstrip on verso; Near Fine.

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Haley's second book, the story of Kunte Kinte, an 18th-century African who is captured as an adolescent and sold into slavery in the United States, following his life and the lives of his alleged descendants in the U.S. down to Haley. Winner of a special Pulitzer Prize in 1977, and basis for the award-winning television mini-series released the same year.


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