Reviews for Roots : The Saga of an American Family

Library Journal Reviews 2007 May #2

Besides snagging a Pulitzer, Haley's novel started a genealogy movement among African Americans--and just about everyone else--that's still going strong. This 30th-anniversary edition includes a new intro by scholar Michael Eric Dyson and an eight-page transcript of a discussion by author Haley with the editors of Reader's Digest , for which he worked for 40 years. Look for a commemorative edition of the popular TV miniseries on DVD.

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