Family ties

October 1992
New Yorker;10/26/92, Vol. 68 Issue 36, p33
Discusses how the manuscripts of such books as `Roots' and `The Autobiography of Malcolm X,' both by Alex Haley, were recently auctioned off by the author's younger brother, George, to help pay debts on Haley's estate in Tennessee. Auction held in Knoxville, Tenn.; Sale netted $800,000; Haley's Pulitzer award went to the George Frederick Jewett Foundation; Documents that went to the Schomburg Center in Harlem; Where George places the blame for the auction; Reaction; More.


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