Oreo leads me to Roots by Alex Haley. After I finished the book, I read the introduction:
While Oreo may have been one of the least-known novels of the decade, Roots went on to become the single most popular novel of the decade [1970s], black or white. It occupied the number one spot on the New York Times bestseller list for twenty-two weeks. It was adapted into one of the most-watched television miniseries of all time. –Danzy Senna
Now I’m very curious about Roots and it’s on my reading list. Have you read?