Haley Alexander Palmer

Ha·ley

 (hā′lē), Alexander Palmer Known as "Alex." 1921-1992.
American noted for cowriting The Autobiography of Malcolm X (1965) as well as for his novel Roots (1976), a fictionalized chronicle tracing his family history back to its African origins.
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