Alex Haley Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Alex Haley Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other


This Biography is about one of the best Writer Alex Haley including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Alex Haley
Real Name Alex Haley
Nick Name Alexander Murray Palmer Haley
Famous as Writer
Nationality American
Personal life of Alex Haley
Born on 11 August 1921
Birthday 11th August
Died At Age 70
Sun Sign Leo
Born in Ithaca
Died on 10 February 1992
place of death Seattle
Grouping of People African American Authors, African American Men, African Americans, Black Authors
Family Background of Alex Haley
Father Simon Haley
Mother Bertha George Haley
Siblings George W. Haley
Education Alcorn State University, Elizabeth City State University
Awards 1966 – Anisfield-Wolf Book Award – The Autobiography of Malcolm X

1977 – Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards – Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Personal Fact of Alex Haley

Alexander Murray Palmer “Alex” Haley was a Pulitzer Prize-winning African-American author best known for the book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. The book, which chronicled his ancestors’ origins in Africa and their journey from slavery to freedom in America, played a major role in creating awareness about African-American history in the United States.

His seminal work also kindled an interest in genealogy among Americans of many ethnic heritages. The son of a professor in New York, he grew up learning about how his father had bravely overcome the obstacles of racism. Alex Haley dropped out of college and enlisted in the United States Coast Guard when he was 18. It was while working there that he realized his love for writing and was paid by his fellow soldiers to write love-letters to their girlfriends.

After the World War II, he transferred to the field of journalism in the US Coast Guard. He embarked into a career as a senior editor in a well-known magazine following his retirement. He also started writing in earnest and produced several critically acclaimed works likeThe Autobiography of Malcolm X and Roots: The Saga of an American Family, and won a special Pulitzer Prize for the latter.

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