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The Resource Kinfolks : falling off the family tree : the search for my Melungeon ancestors, Lisa Alther

Kinfolks : falling off the family tree : the search for my Melungeon ancestors, Lisa Alther

Label
Kinfolks : falling off the family tree : the search for my Melungeon ancestors
Title
Kinfolks
Title remainder
falling off the family tree : the search for my Melungeon ancestors
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Alther
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author looks for her father's family in Virginia. They may have belonged to a mysterious group known as the Melungeons
Summary
Traces the author's personal search for the missing members of her family tree, a dark-skinned, six-fingered clan of alleged child snatchers from east Tennessee with mysterious historical origins and descendents she was forbidden to visit
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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254237
Cataloging source
DLC
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Alther, Lisa
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alther, Lisa
  • Melungeons
  • Authors, American
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
falling off the family tree : the search for my Melungeon ancestors
Label
Kinfolks : falling off the family tree : the search for my Melungeon ancestors, Lisa Alther
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip076/2006101353.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-241)
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 241 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781559708760
Lccn
2006101353
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)77011539
Label
Kinfolks : falling off the family tree : the search for my Melungeon ancestors, Lisa Alther
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip076/2006101353.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-241)
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 241 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781559708760
Lccn
2006101353
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)77011539

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