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Haley, Alex

Overview
Works: 677 works in 2,008 publications in 32 languages and 48,967 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Fiction  Biographical films  Historical films  Historical fiction  Autobiographies  Biographical fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Contributor, Other, Performer, Author of introduction, Collector, Adapter, Composer, Conceptor, Scenarist
Classifications: E185.97.H24, B
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The autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X( Book )

232 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 10,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written by Alex Haley from conversations with the Negro leader over a period of two years before his death
A different kind of Christmas by Alex Haley( Book )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in 8 languages and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sophomore at Princeton in 1855, southerner Fletcher Randall meets a group of Quaker Friends and eventually becomes involved in the Underground Railroad
Mama Flora's family : a novel by Alex Haley( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family saga centered on an African-American matriarch whose husband was shot for stealing. It follows her descendants as they fight World War II, march for civil rights, join the Black Panthers and help develop Africa
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

50 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Une évocation de la vie de Malcolm X, leader du mouvement noir américain Nation of Islam : son enfance difficile à Omaha, son séjour en prison où il apprend à cultiver la fierté de sa race, son entrée dans l'organisation d'inspiration islamiste, son mariage, son pèlerinage à la Mecque et son assassinat le 21 février 1965 au cours d'un meeting."
Roots by Alex Haley( Book )

278 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 26 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the extraordinary account of Alex Haley's own 12 year search for his family's origins. Tracing his ancestry through six generations he discovered a 16 year-old youth, Kunta Kinte. It was this young man who held the key to Haley's deep and distant past
Viva México! : a story of Benito Juárez and Cinco de mayo by Argentina Palacios( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Zapotec Indian who grew up to become the President of Mexico and lead his country in a war for independence
Dragon Parade : a Chinese New Year story by Steven A Chin( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Norman Ah Sing is a successful, newly-arrived Chinese grocer in the San Francisco of the 1850's. He is thrilled to be in the Land of the Golden Mountain--America. His delight prompts him to invite all to celebrate the lunar New Year."--Back cover
Young Martin's promise by Walter Dean Myers( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates events in Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, childhood which sowed the seeds for his activism for equal rights for people, regardless of their color
U.S. Coast Guard bicentennial, 1790-1990 by United States Coast Guard Band( Recording )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking for freedom : the Montgomery bus boycott by Richard Kelso( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how the black community of Montgomery, Alabama organized and participated in the 1955 bus boycott which ended segregation on public buses
Alex Haley( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In one of the few in-depth conversations with Alex Haley before his death in 1992, this film is a moving testament to a man who became a symbol of African Americans' determination to endure and excel
Selected from A different kind of Christmas by Alex Haley( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X( Recording )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of The autobiography of Malcolm X, one of the most dynamic and controversial black leaders in American history
Dame Shirley and the Gold Rush by James J Rawls( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how a series of letters, written by a woman known as Dame Shirley and published in a San Francisco magazine in 1854 and 1855, were instrumental in inciting the California gold rush
They shall be heard : Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton by Kate Connell( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the work of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton for the women's suffrage movement
Coronado's golden quest by Barbara Weisberg( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Coronado's search for gold in the American Southwest and his interaction with the Native Americans there
Osceola, patriot and warrior by Moses Jumper( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the struggle of Seminole chief and warrior Osceola to save his people from being forced off their land in Florida
The Black Rose by Tananarive Due( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional biography chronicles the story of Madame C.J. Walker, who rose from the poverty of her former slave parents to found a marketing empire that made her America's first Black female millionaire
Mama Flora's family : [a novel] by Alex Haley( Recording )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The poignant story of three generations of an African-American family who start out as destitute sharecroppers in Tennessee"--Container
Never turn back : Father Serra's mission by James J Rawls( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of the Spanish priest who established missions in California in the late eighteenth century and discusses the lack of understanding between him and the Indians he came to convert
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The autobiography of Malcolm X
Alternative Names
Alex Haley Amerikaans journalist

Alex Haley écrivain américain

Alex Haley giornalista e scrittore statunitense

Alex Haley US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Haley, A. P. 1921-

Haley, A. P. (Alex Palmer), 1921-

Haley, Alex

Haley, Alex Palmer

Haley, Alex Palmer 1921-1992

Haley, Alexander Murray Palmer 1921-1992

Hāylī, Alīks 1921-1992

Khalli, Aleks 1921-1992

Xalli, Alekis 1921-1992

Алекс Хейлі

Хейли, Алекс

אלכס היילי

היילי, אלקס

أليكس هايلي، 1921-1992

أليكس هيلي

آلکس هیلی ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

ایلکس ہیلی

هاليي، أليكس، 1921-1992

هيلي، أليكس، 1921-1992

ॲलेक्स हेली

আলেক্স হেলি

ਐਲੈਕਸ ਹੇਲੀ

알렉스 헤일리

헤이릴, 알렉스 1921-1992

헤일리, 알렉스 1921-1992

헤일리, 앨릭스 1921-1992

አሌክስ ሄሊይ

アレックス・ヘイリー

ヘイリー, アレックス

艾利斯·哈利

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A different kind of ChristmasMama Flora's family : a novelMalcolm XRootsViva México! : a story of Benito Juárez and Cinco de mayoDragon Parade : a Chinese New Year storyYoung Martin's promiseWalking for freedom : the Montgomery bus boycott