5 edition of Alex Haley"s Queen found in the catalog.
June 1, 1993
Written in English
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After it was finished by David Stevens and published as Alex Haley’s Queen (), it was subsequently made into a movie starring Halle Berry in the title role aired on CBS as a miniseries on Febru On Febru , Alex Haley died of a heart attack in Seattle. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. First Edition. pp. DJ has 1/4" tear. A bright, attractive copy. "Now, from the author of Roots, comes Alex Haley's Queen - the saga of his father's family. Lovers of sweeping generational epics will find much to rejoice in here.
Alex Haley spent 20 years researching Queen, his companion to Roots, compiling a page outline in the he never got around to writing the book Author: Tina Jordan. Get this from a library! Alex Haley's Queen. [Alex Haley; David Stevens] -- The story begins where Haley's white great-great-grandfather, James Jackson, Sr. is born. From there we travel with Jackson to Nashville, where he meets Andrew Jackson, the future president of the.
Opening in Ireland, this book follows the story of Alex Haley's Irish great-great grandfather, James Jackson, sent to the United States, where he established the Forks of Cypress plantation in Alabama and raised his family. His son formed a romantic attachment to the beautiful strong willed slave, Easter, and together they had a daughter, Queen, 5/5(1). A year ago, Jasmine Guy auditioned to play writer Alex Haley's great-grandmother in the television miniseries "Queen." The author of "Roots" died the same week.
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I read this book when it first came out and I bought a copy and just finished it. I liked it-the parts about slavery were very difficult to read. I am somewhat confused however.
I goggled Queen Jackson Haley and it said that she was born in I had goggled the book and it said Easter was born in and Jass in /5(68). Excellent book. Queen is the story of Alex Haley's paternal grandmother. The book starts out in the late s in Ireland James Jackson is a young man who fights against the British army, loses, & has to leave Ireland.
He decides to go to America. He does well & moves to Nashville, TN. There he becomes wealthy, marries, & then moves to Alabama/5. out of 5 stars Queen by Alex Haley. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Ap Verified Purchase.
This book, is something I had wanted to read for a long time, and I am so glad that I have, very thought provoking, and makes you smile and cry, brilliat book read it,x. Read more/5(68). QUEEN The Story of an American Family ALEX HALEY AND DAVID STEVENS AVON BOOKS & NEW YORK If you purchased this book without a cover, you should be aware that this book is stolen property.
It was reported as "unsold and destroyed" to the publisher. and neither the author nor the publisher has received any payment for this "stripped book." AVON BOOKS4/5(32). About the Book.
Alex Haley, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Roots, tells about his great-great-grandfather who came to Alabama from Ireland, married a slave and then fathered a daughter—Haley’s grandmother, : Alex Haley was born in Ithaca, New York, on Augand was the oldest of three brothers (the other two being George and Julius) and a half-sister (from his father's second marriage).
Haley lived with his family in Henning, Tennessee, before returning to Ithaca with his family when he was five years 's father was Simon Haley, a professor of agriculture at Alabama A&M Alma mater: Alcorn State University, Elizabeth City State.
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A seminal book of the civil rights movement as well as an international bestseller, the book. Buy Alex Haley's Queen New edition by Haley, Alex, Stevens, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(57). 12 Years A Slave Movie Featurette - The Many Faces of Solomon Northup () - Brad Pitt Movie HD.
When Alex Haley died of a heart attack at he was two weeks shy of signing a three-book deal. One book, the story of Queen, was to be. Buy Queen Main Market by Haley, Alex, Stevens, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(57). When Roots and Queen made Alex Haley famous, there was a rush of visitors to Savannah, and people sought out the elderly to ask them their memories of the created a rich record in addition to the book written by Alex.
All kinds of interesting details emerged about 19th century life. Memories of Alec and Queen. Widely known for the book and miniseries 'Roots' as well as 'The Autobiography of Malcolm X,' Alex Haley was a U.S.
writer whose works of Born: Alex Haley Booklist Alex Haley Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Queen; The book begins with the life of Queen's grandfather, an Irishman in Ireland, and it eventually leads up to the accounts of her life. Queen is a mulatto; her mother, Easter, is a black slave who does the weaving on the plantation, and her father, Jass, is the.
Alex Haley, author of "Roots," offers perspective into the novel which became an enormously popular television miniseries. In this interview from the University of.
Alex Haley, who died intraced this side of his family history in his book Queen, which followed the biographical novel 'Roots: the Saga of an American Family'.Author: Patrick Sawer.
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Alex Haley's Queen: The Story of an American Family by David Stevens and Alex Haley (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(6). Alex Haley is the celebrated author of Roots: The Saga of an American Family ().
By April almost two million hardcover copies of the book had been sold and million people had seen all or part of the eight-episode television series. With Ann-Margret, Patricia Clarkson, Tim Daly, Ossie Davis. A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen.
As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into the troubled world around her. She tries passing for white, but it leads to sorrow in post-Civil War America/10(K). Alex Haley was Voted the #16 Favorite Author of the 20th Century.
Alex Haley ( - ) Journalist, writer; born in Ithaca, grew up in Henning, Tenn., studied at Elizabeth City (N.C.) Teachers' College (), and became a journalist while serving in the U.S. Coast Guard ().Genre/Form: Biographies Epic fiction Biography: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Haley, Alex.
Alex Haley's Queen. New York: W. Morrow, ©Alex Haley was an American writer who rose to fame with his book ‘Roots: The Saga of an American Family’. This biography of Alex Haley provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.
Alexander Murray Palmer "Alex" Haley was a Pulitzer Prize-winning African-American author best known for the book.