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It's all relative : adventures up and down the world's family tree / A.J. Jacobs.

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  • 15 of 24 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 929.1 JAC (Text) 33187004282758 Nonfiction Checked out 01/03/2018
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  • ISBN: 1476734496
  • ISBN: 9781476734491
  • Physical Description: xiv, 336 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-305) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: Traces the author's three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how, after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.
Subject: Jacobs, A. J., 1968- > Family.
Jacobs family.
Genetic genealogy > United States.

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