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Writing the family narrative

Author: Lawrence P Gouldrup
Publisher: [United States] : Ancestry Pub., ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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At last! Here is a clear, concise, and highly readable explanation of how to write your family history. This book was written for the genealogist who has compiled scores of pedigree charts and family group sheets, has spent years poring over forgotten manuscripts and staring into dimly-lit microfilm readers, and who now wants to bring it all together into a final narrative form. In a timely and interesting manner,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence P Gouldrup
ISBN: 0916489272 9780916489274
OCLC Number: 17346781
Description: xiii, 157 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: What is family history? --
Using genealogical and local history records to write the historical exposition --
Writing the narrative --
Point of view --
Some finishing touches.
Responsibility: by Lawrence P. Gouldrup.

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At last! Here is a clear, concise, and highly readable explanation of how to write your family history. This book was written for the genealogist who has compiled scores of pedigree charts and family group sheets, has spent years poring over forgotten manuscripts and staring into dimly-lit microfilm readers, and who now wants to bring it all together into a final narrative form. In a timely and interesting manner, the author shows how you can compose a controlled and focused rendition of your family's story.

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