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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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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

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,… 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, Laurence… 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 (Free Shipping)

by Alex Haley

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First Edition
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New York: Doubleday. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. A fine book with tight binding likely unread. Housed in a Fine dustjacket, with a small closed tear at the top of the back cover, otherwise without any other obvious defects and minimal wear, a fine collectable copy. First edition, later issue. The book is also signed and inscribed to Elizabeth Taylor Ellis, the grandaughter of J Will Taylor (Member of the House of Representatives from Tennessee 2nd district, serving from March 4th 1919 - Nove 14 1939). The inscription reads, "Oct 9 1988 To Elizabeth Taylor Ellis, granddaughter of J Will Taylor, A Tennessee statesman - Alex Haley". Signature was obtained during a meeting at the Appalachia Museum in Andersonville in 1988. 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… Read more
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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 - 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

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: The Saga of an American Family
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Roots: The Saga of an American Family

by Haley, Alex

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0385037872
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday. Gold boards with black spine and gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square. Wear to spine ends and corner tips of boards. Signed by Alex Haley on the publication page. First edition. Pages are clean throughout. The dust jacket has original pricing intact, light surface soiling and chipping, fraying and wear to edges. The dust jacket is now within a protective mylar sleeve. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1976.
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Roots
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Roots

by Alex Haley

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Doubleday, 1976 Edge wear, closed tears, discoloration, creasing and a small chip to front spine fold of dust jacket with $12.50 price intact; previous owner's name on front paste down; o/w VG+/VG; signed by Alex Haley on a book plate that is attached to front free end paper; pictures available upon request. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Unread, Signed, Roots, Alex Haley, First Ed, Later Print HBDJ Fine/Fine
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Unread, Signed, Roots, Alex Haley, First Ed, Later Print HBDJ Fine/Fine

by Alex Haley

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FINE/FINE
1976
HARDCOVER WITH PRICED DUST JACKET
"ROOTS"
BY ALEX HALEY
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Fine/Fine, Unread, First Edition, Later Printing, Alex Haley, "Roots" Hardcover with Priced Dust Jacket. It is signed and Dated to someone by Alex Haley on the first free endpaper. Pages are clean. Page block is immaculate. Square, solid binding.
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Roots
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Roots

by Haley, Alex; Burton, Levar

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1976. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Very good in a very good dust jacket. SIGNED with an elaborate signature by Levar Burton, star of the TV series based on the book. Also included is a Burton Reading Rainbow bookmark. First Edition stated on the copyright page. Book had minor foxing on page ends; and very slight shelf wear. Dust jacket has original price of $12.50 printed on the front flap. Light rubbing/soiling; chipping at the corners and spine ends. Very good.
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Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Roots: The Saga of an American Family

by Haley, Alex

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First Edition
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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1976. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. Signed by author. First edition. Signed by author with inscription, "11/1/76 For George--my very best wishes!" Multiple tears and chips to jacket edges which have been mended with tape. 1976 Hard Cover. viii, 587 pp. "Roots: The Saga of an American Family is a 1976 novel written by Alex Haley. It tells the story of Kunta Kinte, an 18th-century African, captured as an adolescent, sold into slavery in Africa, transported to North America; following his life and the lives of his descendants in the United States down to Haley. The release of the novel, combined with its hugely popular television adaptation, Roots (1977), led to a cultural sensation in the United States. The novel spent forty-six weeks on The New York Times Best Seller List, including twenty-two weeks at number one. The last seven chapters of the novel were later adapted in the form of a second miniseries, Roots: The Next… Read more
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Roots

by Haley, Alex

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Hardcover
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9780385037877
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Doubleday, 1976-09-17. Hardcover. First Edition. Signed/Dust jacket in mylar protective .
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ROOTS

by HALEY, ALEX

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FIRST
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HUTCHINSON Book. Signed by Author(s). FIRST. A NEAR FINE FIRST IN DUST JACKET. LAID IN AUTHOR INSCRIPTION.
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