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Roots : the saga of an American family

The author, an American Negro, searches for and finds his roots in Gambia where his ancestor was captured as a slave and traces his family history through six generations in the developing United States.

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  • "一个美国黑人家族的历史"
  • "Origin"
  • "Wij, zwarten"
  • "My search for roots"@en
  • "Yi ge mei guo jia zu di li shi"
  • "Korenine, saga o ameriški družini"
  • "Yi ge mei guo hei ren jia zu de li shi"
  • "一个美国家族的历史"
  • "Geng"
  • "Gen"
  • "Yi ge mei guo jia zu de li shi"
  • "Roots"@it
  • "Roots"
  • "Ehzu thalaimuraigal"

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  • "L'auteur raconte dans ce livre avec une poignante simplicité le cruel destin de son ancêtre africain Kounta Kinté, originaire de Gambie, enlevé à 17 ans par des trafiquants d'esclaves en 1767. Dans les dernières pages, il raconte comment il s'est acharné à retrouver l'histoire de sa famille. - Un récit remarquable d'un intérêt toujours renouvelé, qui plaide pour l'homme et donne l'explication d'un peuple."
  • "After ten years of genealogical research on his own family, Alex Haley "has written the monumental two-century drama of Kunta Kinte and the six generations who came after him -- slaves and freedmen, farmers and blacksmiths, lumber mill workers and Pullman porters, lawyers and architects -- and one author."--Jacket."
  • "The author, an American Negro, searches for and finds his roots in Gambia where his ancestor was captured as a slave and traces his family history through six generations in the developing United States."@en
  • "Novel : the author recaptures his family history in this story of an 18th century slave and his descendants."
  • "A black American traces his family's origins back to the African who was brought to America as a slave in 1767."@en
  • "African-American story, translated into Tamil."
  • "Alex Haley traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunte Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. He follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed."
  • "This is the extraordinary account of Alex Haley's own 12 year search for his family's origins. Tracing his ancestry through six generations he discovered a 16 year-old youth, Kunta Kinte. It was this young man who held the key to Haley's deep and distant past."
  • "Novel about an African American retracing his family history back to the 18th century slave trade."
  • ""His name was Kunta Kinte. Kidnapped from Africa and enslaved in America in 1767, he refused to accept his slave name of Toby ..." [box cover note]."@en
  • "After eleven years of research to uncover the facts of his heritage, Haley shares the saga of an American black family that extends from his ancestor Kunta Kinte, an African brought to mid-eighteenth-century America as a slave, to himself."@en
  • "Drawing on the oral traditions handed down in his family for generations, the author traces his origins back to the seventeen-year-old Kunta Kinte, who was abducted from his home in Gambia and transported as a slave to colonial America. In this account Haley provides an imaginative rendering of the lives of seven generations of black men and women."@en
  • "Dramatická epopej sledující osudy sedmi generací zamerikanizovaných černochů od osmnáctého století do současnosti, která se stala podkladem k televiznímu seriálu, je výsledkem bádání amerického černošského spisovatele, jenž"
  • "Alex Haley's grandmother told him stories about his family - back through the generations to a man she called 'The African', brought to colonial America on a slave ship. This novel retells the history of Haley's family as he traces his origins back to their roots in Africa."@en
  • "The Saga of an American family, Kunta Kinte and his family through six generations."@en
  • "Ben shu nei rong : yi wei mei guo hei ren zuo jia, li zhi yao xun dao zi ji hei fei zhou de gen. ta gen ju jia ting zhong shu dai xiang chuan de ji ge fei zhou ci yu, li jing jian nan, zhong yu zhao dao le gang bi ya he shang zu xian de cun luo. ..."
  • "The story of author Alex Haley's family, from his ancestor Kunta Kinte, who was captured in 1750 in West Africa and brought to America as a slave, down, from generation to generation, to the birth of Haley himself."@en
  • "The saga of an Afro-American family."
  • "Presents the lives of seven generations of African Americans, tracing their history back to an African village in 1750."
  • "De geschiedenis van een Amerikaanse negerfamilie, beginnend in het 18e eeuwse Gambia wanneer een voorouder van de schrijver als slaaf naar Amerika wordt getransporteerd."
  • "This poignant and powerful narrative tells the dramatic story of Kunta Kinte, snatched from freedom in Africa and brought by ship to America and slavery, and his descendants. Drawing on the oral traditions handed down in his family for generations, the author traces his origins back to the seventeen-year-old Kunta Kinte, who was abducted from his home in Gambia and transported as a slave to colonial America. In this account Haley provides an imaginative rendering of the lives of seven generations of black men and women."
  • "This poignant and powerful narrative tells the dramatic story of Kunta Kinte, snatched from freedom in Africa and brought by ship to America and slavery, and his descendants. Drawing on the oral traditions handed down in his family for generations, the author traces his origins back to the seventeen-year-old Kunta Kinte, who was abducted from his home in Gambia and transported as a slave to colonial America. In this account Haley provides an imaginative rendering of the lives of seven generations of black men and women."@en
  • "Magnificent saga tracing the heritage of an American family from eighteenth- century Africa to the present."@en
  • "Magnificent saga tracing the heritage of an American family from eighteenth- century Africa to the present."

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  • "Roman américain"
  • "Belletristische Darstellung"
  • "Romans (teksten)"
  • "History"
  • "History"@en
  • "Juvenile works"
  • "Americké romány"
  • "Genres littéraires"
  • "Společenské romány"
  • "Roman africain de langue anglaise"
  • "Tekstuitgave"
  • "American fiction"
  • "Biography"@en
  • "Biography"
  • "Translations"
  • "Biografické romány"
  • "Bibliography"
  • "Biographical fiction"
  • "biografier"
  • "Fiction"@en

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  • "Rødder : en sort families saga"
  • "Rødder : en sort families saga"@da
  • "<&gt"@he
  • "根 : 一個美國黑人家族的滄桑史"
  • "Negras raizes"@pt
  • "al-Judhūr : Kūntā Kintī"
  • "ルーツ. 下"
  • "Gen : yi ge mei guo hei ren jia zu de cang sang shi"
  • "Gen : Yi ge mei guo jia zu di li shi"
  • "Rūtsu. 3"@ja
  • "Rūtsu. 3"
  • "Cội rẽ̂"
  • "Salāsil"
  • "根 : 一个美国家族的历史"
  • "Radici"
  • "Radici"@it
  • "Ēl̲u talaimur̲aikaḷ = Roots"
  • "Roots : [the epic drama of one man's search for his origins]"
  • "ルーツ = Roots"
  • "Asili"
  • "Ēl̲u talaimur̲aikaḷa = Roots"
  • "Rūtsu = Roots"
  • "Slāsil"
  • "根 = Roots"
  • "Korijeni"
  • "Wurzeln"
  • "Rutsu. 1"@ja
  • "Raices"
  • "Raices"@es
  • "根 : 一个美国黑人家族的沧桑史"
  • "Roots : the saga of an American family"@en
  • "Roots : the saga of an American family"
  • "Juuret"@fi
  • "Juuret"
  • "Korzenie"
  • "Korzenie"@pl
  • "Kořeny"
  • "ROOTS"@en
  • "ROOTS"
  • "Ēdu tarālu = Roots"
  • "Roots : [one man's epic search for his origins]"
  • "Ken : Yi ge Meiguo jia zu di li shi"
  • "Raíces I"
  • "Wurzeln Roman"
  • "Roots [Arabic edition]"
  • "Wurzeln : Roman"
  • "Gen"
  • "Racines roman"
  • "[Roots]"
  • "Korenine : saga o ameriški rodovini"@sl
  • "Korenine : saga o ameriški rodovini"
  • "Keng"
  • "뿌리"
  • "Ēḍutarālu"
  • "Ken"
  • "שורשים"
  • "Gen : Yi ge mei guo hei ren jia zu de cang sang shi"
  • "Ppuri"
  • "Roots : the epic drama of one man's search for his origins"@en
  • "Roots : the epic drama of one man's search for his origins"
  • "ルーツ. 上"
  • "Roots : wij, zwarten"
  • "Ken Yi ge Meiguo jia zu di li shi"
  • "Rădăcini"
  • "Roots"
  • "Roots"@en
  • "根 一个美国家族的历史"
  • "Rūtsu. 1"@ja
  • "Rūtsu. 1"
  • "Roots : [roman] : [the saga of an American family]"
  • "El̄u talaimuraikal"
  • "Rizes"
  • "Korene"
  • "Shorashim"
  • "שורשים : תולדות משפחת עבדים"
  • "Roots : [the saga of an American family]"
  • "Shorashim : toldot mishpaḥat ʻavadim"
  • "Gen ="
  • "ルーツ. 3"
  • "Gyokerek : dokumentumregeny"
  • "Gyökerek : dokumentumregény"@hu
  • "Gyökerek : dokumentumregény"
  • "Racines : [roman]"
  • "Roots : the saga of an American Family"@en
  • "Rötter : berättelsen om en amerikansk familj"
  • "Rötter : berättelsen om en amerikansk familj"@sv
  • "Rötter : berättelsen om en amerikansk familj"@en
  • "Radacini : [roman]"
  • "Racines : roman"
  • "Rutsu"@ja
  • "Raízes"
  • "Salasil"
  • "Roots : the Saga of an American Family"@en
  • "Rt̄su"
  • "Gen = Roots"
  • "Gen = Origin"
  • "Røtter"
  • "ஏழு தலைமுறைகள = Roots"
  • "Ken : Yi ge Meiguo hei ren jia zu de cang sang shi"
  • "Roots : wij zwarten"
  • "al-Gzoor"
  • "Racines : d'après le roman "Roots" d'Alex Haley"
  • "ルーツ. 1"
  • ""
  • "根 = Origin"
  • "ஏழு தலைமுறைகள் = Roots"
  • "Rotter"
  • "Roots / the saga of an American family"@en
  • "Negras raízes"
  • "Raíces"
  • "Raíces"@es
  • "Rutsu. 3"@ja
  • "Racines"@en
  • "Racines"

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