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Countless books have been published about the Watergate affair. Nearly every detail of the four and a half decade-old scandal has been scrutinized. One major aspect, however, remains untold.
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“Henig recounts the highs and lows of Haley’s life with sympathy, addressing the critiques honestly.” – Publishers Weekly’s Booklife
“Some critics accused Alex of making up significant portions of Roots. Did he? Adam Henig tackles this touchy question head on. Result: A highly readable story.” – Edward T. Thompson, Editor-in-Chief, Reader’s Digest 1976-1984
“Powerful.” – New York Post
“An inspirational story.” – Peter Golenbock, New York Times bestselling author
Adam Henig is the author of Alex Haley’s Roots: An Author’s Odyssey (2014) and Baseball Under Siege: The Yankees, the Cardinals, and a Doctor’s Battle to Integrate Spring Training (2016). A native of Castro Valley, California, Adam is a graduate of California State University, Chico, and lives with his family in Gilroy, California.
Adam has been featured on the podcasts, New Books Network: African American Studies and Baseball by the Book, and was interviewed in the award-winning television documentary, “Baseball From the Beginning in Tampa Bay: Breaking Barriers” (2016). An active member of the Biographers International Group, Adam also has spoken at various events and venues including book clubs, bookstores, community centers, libraries, and senior centers. His writings have appeared in the following publications:
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