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Roots: The Saga of an American Family by  Alex Haley - 1st Edition - 1976 - from Marvin Minkler Modern First Editions (SKU: 5985)

Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Roots: The Saga of an American Family by  Alex Haley - 1st Edition - 1976 - from Marvin Minkler Modern First Editions (SKU: 5985)
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Roots: The Saga of an American Family

by Haley, Alex

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  • Hardcover
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ISBN 10
0385037872
ISBN 13
9780385037877
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New York: Doubleday, 1976. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition as stated on the copyright page with no additional printings listed there. Hardcover with original price of $12.50 on top of front dj flap. The phenomenal bestseller and basis for the famed Television mini-series. Edgewear and worn spots at the front top, back top, and back bottom of dj flap corners. Small tear on top front by spine. The back flap seam has been repaired with clear tape, where is was worn. Some surface wear to dj. Colors still bright. Few small creases to the bottom of the rear flap. The book has some light edgewear at spine top, and just a tough of surface wear. Solid spine. Clean interior. No writing or marks inside. A very good dustjacket over a very good and solid book. From m smoke-free collection. Ships in well-padded box..

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
Marvin Minkler Modern First Editions US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
5985
Title
Roots: The Saga of an American Family
Author
Haley, Alex
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0385037872
ISBN 13
9780385037877
Publisher
Doubleday
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1976
Keywords
HISTORICAL FICTION

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