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Finding Oprah's roots : finding your own

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A guide for recovering one's family heritage through revealing Oprah Winfrey's roots, and teaches that who we are is startlingly influenced by the paths of our ancestors.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ISBN: 9780307382382 0307382389
OCLC Number: 76140665
Description: 191 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Beginnings --
Oprah --
Into the past --
Out of slavery: a paper trail --
Beyond the middle passage: DNA --
Looking back.
Responsibility: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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A guide for recovering one's family heritage through revealing Oprah Winfrey's roots, and teaches that who we are is startlingly influenced by the paths of our ancestors.

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Great Combination of African American Genealogical Story and Methodology

by CWitcher (WorldCat user published 2008-04-17) Excellent Permalink
Though this work is crafted around the search for Oprah Winfrey's ancestors, and that narrative is well told and wonderfully detailed, the book is so much more than Oprah's genealogy. Through the research involved in discovering Oprah's family history, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. details a meaningful strategy...
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