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

Author: A J Jacobs
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2017] ℗2017
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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The New York Times bestselling author of The Know-It-All; and The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs undergoes a hilarious, heartfelt quest to understand what constitutes family, where it begins, and how far it goes, and attempts to untangle the true meaning of the family of humankind.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Autobiographies
Named Person: A J Jacobs; Jacobs family.; A J Jacobs; Jacobs family.
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: A J Jacobs
ISBN: 9781442376069 1442376066
OCLC Number: 1006428401
Notes: Title from web page.
Credits: Director and producer, Michael Noble ; associate producer, Elliot Rambach.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 7 audio discs (approximately 480 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction --
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.
Responsibility: A.J. Jacobs.

Abstract:

The New York Times bestselling author of The Know-It-All; and The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs undergoes a hilarious, heartfelt quest to understand what constitutes family, where it begins, and how far it goes, and attempts to untangle the true meaning of the family of humankind.

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