ALEX HALEY - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 273156
ALEX HALEY Black and white publicity photograph of Alex Haley with his arm resting on the back of a chair. Photograph inscribed and signed: "For Leon Moritz/Best wishes!/Alex/Haley". B/w, 8x10 overall, image 7¼x8½ (one surface).
Sale Price $573.75
Black and white publicity photograph of Alex Haley with his arm resting on the back of a chair.
Photograph inscribed and signed: "For Leon Moritz/Best wishes!/Alex/Haley". B/w, 8x10 overall, image 7¼x8½ (one surface). Already known as the author of a definitive biography of Malcolm X, which was based on interviews done with the Black leader in "Playboy" magazine, Alex Haley (1921-1992) created a sensation -- and single-handedly launched a new interest in genealogy with his book, Roots. The saga, which traced his African roots, was first excerpted in "Reader's Digest" before publication in book form in 1976. The story, which was televised as a successful miniseries in 1977, resulted in a number of awards for Haley, including the National Book Award, a special Pulitzer Prize and the NAACP's Spingarn Medal as well as several honorary doctor of letters degrees for his research, which spanned 12 years. Slightly creased at blank margins and corners. Minor surface creases and scratches (not evident head on), light scratches touch facial image. Overall, fine condition.
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