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In Search of Our Roots : African American Lives.

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: Random House Inc 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The distinguished scholar examines the origins and history of African-American ancestry as he profiles nineteen noted African Americans and illuminates their individual family sagas throughout U.S. history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Genealogy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ISBN: 9780307382405 : HRD 0307382400 : HRD
OCLC Number: 317726747
Awards: Winner of Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary_award (Outstanding Contribution) 2010
Contents: Prefatory notes on the African slave trade --
Maya Angelou --
Quincy Jones --
Morgan Freeman --
Tina Turner --
Peter Gomes --
Sara Lawrence Lightfoot --
Tom Joyner --
Benjamin Carson --
Oprah Winfrey --
Whoopi Goldberg --
Mae Jemison --
T.D. Jakes --
Linda Johnson Rice --
Kathleen Henderson --
Jackie Joyner-Kersee --
Don Cheadle --
Chris Rock --
Bliss Broyard --
Chris Tucker --
How to trace your own roots --
Note on DNA testing methods.

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The distinguished scholar examines the origins and history of African-American ancestry as he profiles nineteen noted African Americans and illuminates their individual family sagas throughout U.S. history.

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