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Clocking in at over 900 pages, Roots is certainly not for the faint of heart. But it is an important testament to the incredible power of fiction, as we follow seven generations of Kunte Kinte's family line after he is kidnapped from Africa and brought to the U.S. as a slave. This book showed me the depths to which a writer might plunge in pursuit of a story — across hundreds of years, scores of characters, countless narrative arcs. It inspired me to double major in U.S. History and…

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