Journeys Home

Journeys Home

Inspiring Stories, Plus Tips and Strategies to Find your Family History

eBook - 2015
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"Actor and award-winning travel writer Andrew McCarthy discovers his ancestry in a compelling narrative that combines 26 intriguing and heartfelt stories about discovering home and roots with tips and recommendations on how to egin your own explorations. Addressing the explosive growth in ancestral travel, actor and travel writer Andrew McCarthy recounts his own quest to uncover his family's Irish history, along with 25 other prominent writers whose stories span the globe. Each story offers a personal take on journeying home; actively seeking unknown relatives, meeting up with seldom-seen family members, or perhaps just visiting the old country to get a feel for one's 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"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2015
ISBN: 9781426215025
Branch Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource : color illustrations

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debwalker Apr 10, 2015

Going back to where your family came from....whether it's 10 or 100 years ago....through travel to the old country finding a new sense of belonging somewhere on earth, and feeling like you've been there before even though you never have...discovering long lost cousins and figuring out some family mysteries---fascinating stories, beautifully written and illustrated.


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