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The Resource Roots : the saga of an American family, Alex Haley ; with a special introduction by Michael Eric Dyson and Alex Haley, (overdrive ebook)

Roots : the saga of an American family, Alex Haley ; with a special introduction by Michael Eric Dyson and Alex Haley, (overdrive ebook)

Label
Roots : the saga of an American family
Title
Roots
Title remainder
the saga of an American family
Statement of responsibility
Alex Haley ; with a special introduction by Michael Eric Dyson and Alex Haley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author shares the saga of an African American family that extends from his ancestor Kunta Kinte, an African brought to mid-eighteenth-century America as a slave, to himself
Summary
WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY DAVID OLUSOGA. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award 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.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Biography type
collective biography
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124573
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
929/.20973
Index
no index present
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1330
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the saga of an American family
Label
Roots : the saga of an American family, Alex Haley ; with a special introduction by Michael Eric Dyson and Alex Haley, (overdrive ebook)
Link
http://ohdbks.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3EC3377F-F3D5-42E8-8AE5-3D53778F121C
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1976
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocm701109088
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
30th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 899 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593154660
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
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3ec3377f-f3d5-42e8-8ae5-3d53778f121c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o701109088
  • (OCoLC)701109088
Label
Roots : the saga of an American family, Alex Haley ; with a special introduction by Michael Eric Dyson and Alex Haley, (overdrive ebook)
Link
http://ohdbks.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3EC3377F-F3D5-42E8-8AE5-3D53778F121C
Publication
Note
Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1976
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocm701109088
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
30th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 899 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593154660
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
3ec3377f-f3d5-42e8-8ae5-3d53778f121c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o701109088
  • (OCoLC)701109088

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