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In search of our roots [electronic resource] : how 19 extraordinary African Americans reclaimed their past / Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Authors: Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
Call number: DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2009.
Publication date: c2009.
Subject: African Americans -- Genealogy.
African Americans -- Biography.
United States -- Genealogy.
Africa -- Genealogy.
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Title: In search of our roots [electronic resource] : how 19 extraordinary African Americans reclaimed their past / Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Additional title: In search of our roots : how nineteen extraordinary African Americans reclaimed their past
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 1 online resource (viii, 438 p.) : ill.
Contents note: Introduction: Family matters -- Prefatory notes on the African slave trade -- Maya Angelou -- Quincy Jones -- Morgan Freeman -- Tina Turner -- Peter J. 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.
Notes: Description based on print version record.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Genre: Electronic books.
Local subject: Downloadable e-books.
Available in other form: Gates, Henry Louis. In search of our roots. 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780307409737 (electronic bk.)
0307409732 (electronic bk.)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1353328
Bib No.: 1353328

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