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Writing a non-boring family history [electronic resource]. Hazel Edwards.

Edwards, Hazel. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780868069333 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9780868069340 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Edition: Revised.
  • Publisher: Sydney : Hale & Iremonger, 2012.

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Summary, etc.: Family history sleuthing is the biggest hobby worldwide. Amid a sea of genealogy books, Hazel Edwards has written a practical handbook on how to craft stories about our ancestors in an interesting way that other people will want to read. She addresses the vital issues of: injecting life into a name on a shipping list; presenting the family's murky secrets; doing justice to intriguing ancestors; getting the amount of dramatisation right; interviewing elderly relatives and people close to the family; how to use anecdotes and record memories. This revised edition acknowledges the new e-formats that today's family members use, includes helpful tips on how to write a eulogy, and covers the growing interest in touring military battlefields and researching onsite material.
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Subject: Nonfiction.
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Genre: Electronic books.

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