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Roots - SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the Author by  Alex Haley - Signed First Edition - 1977 - from John Atkinson Books (SKU: 9270)

Roots - SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the Author

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Roots - SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the Author

by Haley, Alex

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Hutchinson, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing published by Hutchinson in 1977. The title is on the spine in gilt. Overall condition - very good/excellent - the book is very clean and bright - Internally - all complete and in overall excellent condition - clean and bright. The book is complete with d/w - which is in very good conditionThe book is inscribed and dated by the author on fep: "Alas, the book is not of fish, but so glad to know you, dear Vivian and Bill, who have deep "roots" in my much admired Britain. Now come see one of your "colonials" Thats ? with affection May 6, 1979"


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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