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The Resource Roots, Alex Hailey

Roots, Alex Hailey

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
Alex Hailey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
2008-0168 This epic of the black man in America begins in 1750 in an African village and ends seven generations later at an Arkansas funeral
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
Audio characteristic
Award
Audies: Non-Fiction, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10039609
Cataloging source
GZD
Dewey number
920
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1330
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Narrated by Avery Brooks
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the saga of an American family
Label
Roots, Alex Hailey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Unabridged
  • "Special introduction read by Michael Eric Dyson"--Container
  • Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18235549
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
30th anniversry ed., unabridged.
Extent
24 audio discs (30 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781602831971
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
883761831973
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)z1einp b2771461
  • (OCoLC)143659092
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Roots, Alex Hailey
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Unabridged
  • "Special introduction read by Michael Eric Dyson"--Container
  • Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18235549
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
30th anniversry ed., unabridged.
Extent
24 audio discs (30 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781602831971
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
883761831973
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)z1einp b2771461
  • (OCoLC)143659092
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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