Roots

  • by Alex Haley
  • Narrated by Avery Brooks
  • 30 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Tracing his ancestory 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 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.

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Avery Brooks was great.

I just loved every bit of the narration. Avery brought the whole book to life so much that I could sometimes feel I was standing right there.
His rendition of Uncle Mongo was just outstanding.
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- M. Khalil

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-10-2012
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks