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 McCarthy's featured story recounts his recent quest to uncover his family'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 Project'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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|Size: ||28.9 MB|
|Publisher: ||National Geographic|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781426215025 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|
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|American Samoa, Canada, Guam, Guernsey, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Micronesia (Federated States of), Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Virgin Islands (U.S.)|