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Roots

by Haley, Alex

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  • Hardcover
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Condition
Fine/Near Fine
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Garden City, N.y.: Doubleday & Co, 1976. First edition stated. Price clipped jacket has very minor edgewear. Tight, square attractive copy. In mylar. . First American Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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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Bookseller
Timothy Norlen Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
004647
Title
Roots
Author
Haley, Alex
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday & Co
Place of Publication
Garden City, N.y.
Date published
1976
Bookseller catalogs
Modern First Editions;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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About Timothy Norlen Bookseller

I am a internet based bookstore that specializes in Modern First Editions, film sources, Mystery and Detective fiction and Western Americana. I have approximately 10,000 books, primarily first editions with about 1300 of them signed by the author. I try and stock only books that are sound, clean and attractive.

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fine
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jacket
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tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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