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    • Roots

    • By: Alex Haley
    • Narrated by: Avery Brooks
    • Length: 30 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Tracing his ancestory through six generations - slaves and freedmen, farmers and blacksmiths, lawyers and architects - back to Africa, Alex Haley discovered a sixteen-year-old youth, Kunta Kinte. It was this young man, who had been torn from his homeland and and in torment and anguish brought to the slave markets of the New World, who held the key to Haley's deep and distant past.

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    • By tru.gough on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £29.99

    • My Most Unforgettable Character

    • Selections from Reader's Digest's Most Popular Series, "The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met"
    • By: Reader's Digest, Lowell Thomas, Jackie Robinson, and others
    • Narrated by: Mason Adams, Joseph Campanella, Penny Fuller, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Selections from Reader's Digest magazine's most popular series The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met. All of these stories have one thing in common: Somehow, each of the characters featured struck home in the memory of the storyteller. These characters enriched lives through humor, wisdom, adventure, and affection, each possessing a unique regard for humanity, each a gem reflecting its own light.

    Regular price: £8.79