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Writer Alexander Murray Palmer "Alex" Haley was an American writer and the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. Haley's first book was The Autobiography of Malcolm X, published in 1965, a collaboration through numerous lengthy interviews with the subject, a major African-American leader. Born: August 11, 1921, Ithaca, NY Died: February 10, 1992, Seattle, WA Children: Cynthia Haley, Lydia Haley, William Alex Haley Spouse: Myra Lewis (m. 1977–1992), Juliette Collins (m. 1964–1972), Nannie Branch (m. 1941–1964) Quotes In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future. Anytime you...

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