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Roots
by Alex Haley

Published: 2007-10-02
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This monumental Pulitzer Prize-winning saga and iconic bestseller is available for the first time on audio. Roots begins with a birth in an African village in 1750, and ends two centuries later at a funeral in Arkansas. In that time span, an unforgettable cast of men, women, and ...
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( This monumental Pulitzer Prize-winning saga and iconic bestseller is available for the first time on audio. Roots begins with a birth in an African village in 1750, and ends two centuries later at a funeral in Arkansas. In that time span, an unforgettable cast of men, women, and children come to life, many of them based on the people from Alex Haley's own family tree.

Presented unabridged on 24 CDs.

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  "Really enjoyed 90% of it & we had a great discussion as well!"by danicaart (see profile) 12/23/08

 
  "A real eye opener about slavery in America."by skarohlid (see profile) 12/06/07

Although there is controversy surrounding the author as to whether this story is fact or fiction, I do think that Alex Haley's story is a true telling of slavery in America and how generations of African-Americans... (read more)

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