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Alex Haley Original Annotated Roots Manuscript.

Alex Haley Original Annotated Roots Manuscript.

by Haley, Alex

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Published in October 1976 amid significant advance expectations, Roots was immediately successful, garnering a slew of positive reviews and debuting at #5 of The New York Times Best Seller list. By mid-November, it had risen to the #1 spot on the list. The television adaptation of the book aired in January 1977 and within seven months of its release, Roots had sold over 1.5 million copies. In total, Roots spent 22 weeks at the #1 spot on The Times' list, including each of the first 18 weeks of 1977. Ultimately, it was on the list for a total 46 weeks. Together, the success of the novel and its 1977 television adaptation, sparked an explosion of interest in the fields of genealogy and researching family histories. Haley earned a Pulitzer Prize special award in 1977 for Roots. The television miniseries garnered many awards, including nine Emmys and a Peabody. It was remade again in 2016 starring Malachi Kirby, Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
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Alex Haley Original Annotated Roots Manuscript and Photograph.

Alex Haley Original Annotated Roots Manuscript and Photograph.

by Haley, Alex

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Published in October 1976 amid significant advance expectations, Roots was immediately successful, garnering a slew of positive reviews and debuting at #5 of The New York Times Best Seller list. By mid-November, it had risen to the #1 spot on the list. The television adaptation of the book aired in January 1977 and within seven months of its release, Roots had sold over 1.5 million copies. In total, Roots spent 22 weeks at the #1 spot on The Times' list, including each of the first 18 weeks of 1977. Ultimately, it was on the list for a total 46 weeks. Together, the success of the novel and its 1977 television adaptation, sparked an explosion of interest in the fields of genealogy and researching family histories. Haley earned a Pulitzer Prize special award in 1977 for Roots. The television miniseries garnered many awards, including nine Emmys and a Peabody. It was remade again in 2016 starring Malachi Kirby, Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
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Roots

Roots

by HALEY, ALEX

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London: Hutchinson, 1977. Softcover. Fine. Uncorrected proof. First English edition. Unprinted white wrappers. Light spotting on the wrappers else fine. Advance proof copy of the first English edition. Basis for the 1977 miniseries starring John Amos, Ben Vereen, LeVar Burton, and Louis Gossett Jr.
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Roots.

Roots.

by Haley, Alex

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1976. Published in October 1976 amid significant advance expectations, Roots was immediately successful, garnering a slew of positive reviews and debuting at #5 of The New York Times Best Seller list. By mid-November, it had risen to the #1 spot on the list. The television adaptation of the book aired in January 1977 and within seven months of its release, Roots had sold over 1.5 million copies. In total, Roots spent 22 weeks at the #1 spot on The Times' list, including each of the first 18 weeks of 1977. Ultimately, it was on the list for a total 46 weeks. Together, the success of the novel and its 1977 television adaptation, sparked an explosion of interest in the fields of genealogy and researching family histories. Haley earned a Pulitzer Prize special award in 1977 for Roots. The television miniseries garnered many awards, including nine Emmys and a Peabody. It was remade again in 2016 starring Malachi Kirby, Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence… Read more
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Alex Haley, Roots, Uncorrected Proof

Alex Haley, "Roots," Uncorrected Proof

by Haley, Alex

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Alex Haley. Roots. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1976. . Uncorrected proof that precedes the First edition. 569 pages. ARCs, or advance review copies, are produced privately by publishers and distributed prior to the official release date of the First edition of the book. Because ARCs may not have been put through the entire editing process, the copy will often differ slightly from the final edition of the book. Does not include subtitle "The Saga of an American Family". Pages are copied hand-numbered. Paper wraps. Very rare uncorrected proof of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel. Roots tells the intergenerational story of an enslaved man and the legacy of his descendants. The groundbreaking novel enjoyed over 40 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list, and its cultural impact was solidified with the release of the book's television adaption in 1977. Crease to bottom right corner of front cover. 1 ½ x 2" stain to upper left edge of back cover. Light foxing to bottom right corner of… Read more
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ROOTS

by Haley, Alex

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1976. Near fine.. First trade edition in first-state jacket, warmly inscribed in the year of publication: "11/30/76 / Tom and Barbara McDermott, / I want to join Stan and / Marilyn in wishing you a / Very Merry Christmas! / Alex Haley." ROOTS is a saga of dislocation and strength in the face of brutality, reckoning with the complexities of ancestry in the African diaspora caused by the transatlantic slave trade. It begins in 1750 on the coast of The Gambia, West Africa, tracing the lives of multiple generations up to the birth of Haley himself. Michael Eric Dyson explains what ROOTS represented to the descendants of slaves in the United States: "No longer were we genealogical nomads [...] Haley wrote black folk into the book of American heritage and gave us the confidence to believe that we could find our forebears even as he shared his own" ("Haley's Comet"). The 1977 television adaptation was a major cultural event, with an audience of nearly half the… Read more
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ROOTS. Inscribed

ROOTS. Inscribed

by Haley, Alex

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New York: Doubleday & Company, 1976. Early Printing. Hardcover. New York: Doubleday & Company, 1976. Early Printing. Hardcover. Signed by Author. ROOTS. THE SAGA OF AN AMERICAN FAMILY. Presentation Copy. Early Trade Edition with a very warm full page.....
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Roots.

Roots.

by Haley, Alex

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1976. Published in October 1976 amid significant advance expectations, Roots was immediately successful, garnering a slew of positive reviews and debuting at #5 of The New York Times Best Seller list. By mid-November, it had risen to the #1 spot on the list. The television adaptation of the book aired in January 1977 and within seven months of its release, Roots had sold over 1.5 million copies. In total, Roots spent 22 weeks at the #1 spot on The Times' list, including each of the first 18 weeks of 1977. Ultimately, it was on the list for a total 46 weeks. Together, the success of the novel and its 1977 television adaptation, sparked an explosion of interest in the fields of genealogy and researching family histories. Haley earned a Pulitzer Prize special award in 1977 for Roots. The television miniseries garnered many awards, including nine Emmys and a Peabody. It was remade again in 2016 starring Malachi Kirby, Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence… Read more
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Roots.

Roots.

by Haley, Alex

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1976. Published in October 1976 amid significant advance expectations, Roots was immediately successful, garnering a slew of positive reviews and debuting at #5 of The New York Times Best Seller list. By mid-November, it had risen to the #1 spot on the list. The television adaptation of the book aired in January 1977 and within seven months of its release, Roots had sold over 1.5 million copies. In total, Roots spent 22 weeks at the #1 spot on The Times' list, including each of the first 18 weeks of 1977. Ultimately, it was on the list for a total 46 weeks. Together, the success of the novel and its 1977 television adaptation, sparked an explosion of interest in the fields of genealogy and researching family histories. Haley earned a Pulitzer Prize special award in 1977 for Roots. The television miniseries garnered many awards, including nine Emmys and a Peabody. It was remade again in 2016 starring Malachi Kirby, Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin,… Read more
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Roots

by Haley, Alex

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good. Contemporary signed presentation copy, and it's a good association, inscribed in ink, "September 1976. Dinah Shore, lovely, gracious lady - from our family to your family! Sincerely, Alex Haley." Some storage unit mustiness, else near fine in a very good dustjacket. This is Haley's quest for his genealogical history, starting in 1750 (contrast today when "roots" means the Church of the Magic Moonbeam tracing its origins all the way back to 2004). And Roots was a 'just what it needed' contribution to America's bicentennial, historically enlightening and emotionally rewarding. It won a well-deserved Pulitzer Prize and, in 1977, it became the prototype television documentary miniseries, winning 9 Emmys.
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Roots: The Saga of An American Family
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Roots: The Saga of An American Family

by Haley, Alex

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Doubleday, 1976. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fair. Large, thick book, black cloth spine, dark gra;y boards, purple background at spine top with very bright gilt lettering, lightly browned at pages' exterior edges. On first front end paper, a note printed by a child presenting book as Christmas gift to her Daddy, a black Vice-President of Merrilll Lynch. Then in black felt-tip pen: "Oct 24, 1984. To Dan and LaRease--Love from Kunta Kinte's family! Alex Haley." Price inside DJ front flap--$12.50, gutter code on final page, R44. DJ beneath mylar, glossy cream spine and front border, front background in shades of orange to title and author's name on front and all of back. DJ has 3.5" tear at bottom front tip up bookfold edge, 2" tear with very slight wear to bottom front edge next to spine, white portions lightly browned overall, microtears and micronicks along spine edges, tiny chip and very slight surface wear to bottom back tip and back edge nearer spine, very… Read more
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ROOTS

ROOTS

by Alex Haley

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New York: Doubleday. 1976. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Light rubbing, open tearing along panel edges. Light foxing on top/side text block edge. Creasing and wear to DJ. Stated First Edition. .
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ROOTS

ROOTS

by Alex Haley

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New York: Doubleday. 1976. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0385037872 . Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. ; 9.2 X 5.9 X 1.8 inches; 688 pages .
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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"
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'Roots': The Story Behind the Search [story in] TV Guide
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'Roots': The Story Behind the Search [story in] TV Guide

by HALEY, Alex

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Radnor, Pa: Triangle Publications, 1977. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. 12mo. Various paginations, ads. Illustrated. Wrappers illustrated by Romare Bearden. Small chip on rear wrap, a bit of rubbing, else near fine. Haley's story takes up four pages. This issue preceded by a day the first episode of the landmark eight-part miniseries.
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ROOTS

by Haley, Alex

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ROOTS, Doubleday, 1976, first edition, near fine in vg dust-wrapper with some slight wear and tear. SIGNED by the author.
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Roots The Saga of an American Family
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Roots The Saga of an American Family

by Haley, Alex

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EB: Doubleday. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1976. First Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. Doubleday, New York. 1976. 588 pgs. Signed and inscribed by Alex Haley on the FFEP. DJ has light shelf-wear present to the DJ. Bound in 1/4 black and bronze paper covered boards gilt lettered at the spine. Book is free of ownership marks. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. When Roots was first published forty years ago, the book electrified the nation: it received a Pulitzer Prize and was a #1 New York Times bestseller for 22 weeks. The celebrated miniseries that followed a year later was a coast-to-coast event-over 130 million Americans watched some or all of the broadcast. In the four decades since then, the story of the young African slave Kunta Kinte and his descendants has lost none of its power to enthrall and provoke. EB; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 688 pages; Signed by Author .
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Roots
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Roots

by Alex Haley

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Doubleday. Unclipped DJ in archival cover. Stated first edition. . Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1976.
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Roots

by HALEY, ALEX

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1976. First Edition. Near fine in a dust jacket with light wear and tear. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
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ROOTS

ROOTS

by Alex Haley

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New York: Doubleday. 1976. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0385037872 . Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. 1/4 inch open tear at top and bottom of rear panel. Stated First Edition. ; 9.2 X 5.9 X 1.8 inches; 688 pages .
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