Alex Haley


Born
in Ithaca, New York, The United States
August 11, 1921

Died
February 10, 1992

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Alexander Murray Palmer Haley was an American writer. He is best known as the author of Roots: The Saga of an American Family, and of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, the latter of which he wrote in collaboration with Malcolm X.

Average rating: 4.42 · 145,332 ratings · 4,134 reviews · 42 distinct worksSimilar authors
Roots: The Saga of an Ameri...

4.43 avg rating — 133,289 ratings — published 1976 — 116 editions
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Queen

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4.21 avg rating — 2,674 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
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Mama Flora's Family

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4.19 avg rating — 510 ratings — published 1998 — 9 editions
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A Different Kind of Christmas

3.67 avg rating — 393 ratings — published 1988 — 8 editions
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X

4.30 avg rating — 160,065 ratings — published 1965 — 117 editions
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Alex Haley: The Playboy Int...

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4.59 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1993
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The Man Who Traced America'...

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جذور لأليكس هيلي

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Raízes II

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Raíces

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More books by Alex Haley…
“Either you deal with what is the reality, or you can be sure that the reality is going to deal with you.”
Alex Haley

“The main thing you got to remember is that everything in the world is a hustle.”
Alex Haley, The Autobiography of Malcolm X

“In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.”
Alex Haley

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