Year of publication: 2007
AlexHaley Roots: The Saga of an American Family Publishers Statement One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadnt been seen since the publication of Uncle Toms Cabin. The book sold over one million copies in the first year, and the miniseries was watched by an astonishing 130 million people. It also won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. ...
Keywords: African American families African American Studies African Americans Alex Alex - Family Biography Biography & Autobiography Cultural Heritage Ethnic Studies Fiction General Haley Haley family Kinte family Romance Social Science
Year of publication: 1983
A time to remember THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A CHEMIST ALEXANDER TODD CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published by the Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge The Pitt Building, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RP 32 East 57th Street, New York, NY 10022, USA 296 Beaconsfield Parade, Middle Park, Melbourne 3206, Australia Cambridge University Press 1983 First published 1983 Library of Congress catalogue card number: 83-5172 British Library cataloguing in publication data Todd, Alexander A time to ...
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Year of publication: 2008
Steve LeVine PUTINS LABYRINTH Spies, Murder, and the Dark Heart of the New Russia PREFACE Just before midnight on November 1, 2006, Alexander Litvinenko, a former Russian intelligence agent living in political exile in London, awoke terribly sick. Within days, a ghastly photograph of his wasted body in a hospital bed shocked the world. Three weeks later, he was dead. He had been poisoned by polonium-210, a radioactive isotope that investigators believed had been slipped into a beverage. The ...
Keywords: Alexander Litvinenko Anna Politkovskaya Boris Berezovsky Nord-Ost Paul Klebnikov