Inspiring Stories, Plus Tips and Strategies to Find Your Family History
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Hardcover / e-Book
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Addressing the explosive growth in ancestral travel, this
compelling narrative combines intriguing tales of discovery
with tips on how to begin your own explorations. Actor and
award-winning travel writer Andrew McCarthyâ€™s featured story
recounts his recent quest to uncover his familyâ€™s Irish
history, while twenty-five other prominent writers tell
their own heartfelt stories of connection.
Spanning the globe, these stories offer personal takes on
journeying home, whether the authors are actively seeking
long-lost relatives, meeting up with seldom-seen family
members, or perhaps just visiting the old country to get a
feel for their roots. Sidebars and a hefty resource section
provide tips and recommendations on how to go about your own
research, and a foreword by the Genographic Projectâ€™s
Spencer Wells sets the scene.
Stunning images, along with family heirlooms, old photos,
recipes, and more, round out this unique take on the
genealogical research craze.
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