Haley, Alex. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. 1976 First Edition. Quarter cloth with gilt lettering. viii, 587 pp. Price-clipped dust jacket has small chips and tears. Previous owner’s name. “After eleven years of research to uncover the facts of his heritage, Haley shares the saga of an American black family that extends from his ancestor Kunta Kinte, an African brought to mid-eighteenth-century America as a slave, to himself.” Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Very Good.