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Faces of America : how 12 extraordinary people discovered their pasts

Author: Henry Louis Gates
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the roots and identities of many of America's most recognizable citizens

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Biographies
Case studies
Genealogy Case studies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gates, Henry Louis.
Faces of America.
New York : New York University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010016968
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates
OCLC Number: 772699427
Notes: Based on PBS television series Faces of America hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 14 déc. 2011).
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Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Looking at Faces A Note on DNA Testing 1 Mike Nichols 2 Meryl Streep 3 Queen Noor 4 Louise Erdrich 5 Yo-Yo Ma 6 Dr. Mehmet Oz 7 Mario Batali 8 Elizabeth Alexander 9 Malcolm Gladwell 10 Stephen Colbert 11 Kristi Yamaguchi 12 Eva Longoria DNA Appendix by Dr. Nathan Pearson Index About the Author
Other Titles: Faces of America (Television program)
Responsibility: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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"There are surprises-[Gates] finds a common ancestor between Queen Noor of Jordan and African-American academic Elizabeth Alexander; both are 37th great-granddaughters of Charlemagne-and in getting Read more...

 
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