Alex Murray Palmer Haley, 1921-1992


Subject:
Authors by Region: United States , African American

Description:
Biography of author Alex Haley, whose "literary fame rests on two best-selling books: 'The Autobiography of Malcolm X' (1964) and 'Roots' (1976)" Discusses highlights of his career, the prize-winning television miniseries based on "Roots," the plagiarism lawsuit pertaining to "Roots" and the Harold Courlander novel, "The African," and authorship questions. From the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, cosponsored by the University of Tennessee Press and the Tennessee Historical Society.

Publisher:
Tennessee Historical Society; The University of Tennessee Press

Language:
English

Source:
http://tennesseeencyclopedia.net/imagegallery.php?EntryID=H004


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