Roots: The Saga of an American Family Chapter 75 Summary

Alex Haley

Chapter 75 Summary

Kunta drives Master Waller to an important meeting in Fredericksburg. They stop at one of the Waller family plantations along the way. The cook there, Hattie, refused to speak to Kunta for a while after he married. Hattie is one of the women who was romantically interested in Kunta, but Kunta chose Bell instead. Hattie, still interested in Kunta, begins talking to him again. Hattie begins by commenting on the cuteness of little Kizzy: a prefect transition to a larger conversation with Kunta.

They visit in the kitchen of the “big house.” Kunta looks on with amazement at all of the preparation that goes into serving a big dinner for white people. Kunta is usually never in a kitchen for more than a few moments (as that...

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