Alexander Murray Palmer "Alex" Haley was an American writer known as the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. His works of historical fiction and reportage depicted the struggles of African Americans.
Alexander Murray Palmer Haley (August 1921 – February was an American writer. He is best known as the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family and the co-author of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.
The REAL Chicken George.in ALEX HALEY'S ROOTS. Wouldn't this be amazing if this truly is the real Chicken George. I learned more about slavery and the south from this book than I ever did from an class or text book.