Roots

The Saga Of An American Family

by
Publisher Doubleday & Co.
Year 1976
Edition 1ST
Pages 688
Binding Hardcover
Condition Very Good
$94.95

Garden City Doubleday 1976. FIRST EDITION Quarter-bound in black cloth with tan boards; gilt lettering to the spine; fore-edges of the leaves are rough-trimmed. The original dust jacket has price of $12.50. Very good condition, minor chip to dj at bottom and small rip bottom of back DJ. Made into a very influential television series. Alex Haley spent twelve years searching for documentation that might authenticate what his grandmother had told him. In an astonishing feat piece of work, he discovered the name of "the African"--Kunta Kinte, as well as the exact location of the village in West Africa from where this Haley ancestor was abducted in 1767. 688 pages