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9781432844455

It's all relative : adventures up and down the world's family tree

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Traces the author's three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how, after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.

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Sodus Community Library LP 929.1 JAC (Text)
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035 . ‡a(EG-IN)21270863
035 . ‡a(OCoLC)996931590
040 . ‡aBTCTA ‡beng ‡erda ‡cBTCTA ‡dMvI
08204. ‡a929.1 ‡223
1001 . ‡aJacobs, A. J., ‡d1968- ‡eauthor.
24510. ‡aIt's all relative : ‡badventures up and down the world's family tree / ‡cA.J. Jacobs.
250 . ‡aLarage print edition.
264 1. ‡aFarmington Hills, Michigan : ‡bThorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage company, ‡c2017.
300 . ‡a459 pages (large print) ; ‡c23 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
5050 . ‡aIntroduction -- The eighth cousin -- The world family tree -- DNA sharing is caring -- A great (or possibly terrible) idea -- A pandemonium of genealogists -- Historical voyeurism -- Genetic jambalaya -- Groundhog Sam and my 2,585 Southern cousins -- Embracing failure -- Should family be abolished? -- The good cousin -- Adam and Eve -- Kissing cousins -- The greatest generation (and the upside of cigarettes) -- Thank you for having sex -- Biological and logical families -- Ellis Island -- Our Neanderthal cousins -- Family feuds -- Who's your father? -- Son-in-Law of the American Revolution -- The mega-tree revolution -- Our animal cousins -- Big love -- The other side of the dash -- Privacy -- The genius of Isaac Newton -- Fathers and sons -- Twins and twins. Also more twins -- Five mothers -- Black sheep -- My presidential cousin -- Tradition! -- The Kevin Bacon delusion -- The pilgrimage -- An ocean of cousins -- Cheers to the dead -- My celebrity cousins --51 percent of the family tree -- The melting pot -- The FBI and my grandpa -- The great surname challenge -- Awkward family photos -- Brother versus brother -- The global family reunion -- We are, without a doubt, irrefutably, family.
520 . ‡aTraces the author's three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how, after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.
60010. ‡aJacobs, A. J., ‡d1968- ‡xFamily.
60030. ‡aJacobs family.
650 0. ‡aLarge type books.
650 0. ‡aGenetic genealogy ‡zUnited States.
905 . ‡ukriedener
901 . ‡a21270863 ‡bEG-IN ‡c601912 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

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