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Roots

The Saga of an American Family

Alex Haley

When he was a boy in Henning, Tennessee, Alex Haley's grandmother used to tell him stories about their family—stories that went back to her grandparents, and their grandparents, down through the generations all the way to a man she called "the African." She said he had lived across the ocean near what he called the "Kamby Bolongo" and had been out ...
Publish Date
2016
May 3
First Published in 1976
Goodreads rating
4.44
ISBN
9780306824852
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jun 20, 2020
I was expecting the book "Roots" by Alex Hayley in this list. I read the book in the late 70s in India and had a profound effect reading the horror of how people were kidnapped from their peaceful lives and transported to another country.     source