Further Undertakings of a Dead Relative Collector
Here she comes again our aging Joan of Arc, mercilessly stripping away the veneer covering the serdid world of genealogy; teeth bared, mop & blender at the ready-motherhood & America on the line-shets out to do battle with the dragons of genealogy. Disguised as an ordinary person, she penetrates the inner sanctum of American genealogy, smoking out baloney & quackery in the lecture halls, exposing hidden meanings & dark purposes at wingdings in such innocent-seeming places as Ohio & California, confronting Armageddon itself in the streets of San Francisco, & generally raising doubts about the sanity of the universe. With a swipe at foreigners, computer freaks, reluctant letter-writers, & certain best-forgotten ancestors, our good lady is uncompromising in her single-minded devotion to flushing out flummery & humbug. But does she succeed? Does good triumph over evil in the garden of genealogy? Or all the dark forces of earnest endeavor gain the upper hand?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BMK - LibraryThing
"Collecting Dead Relatives" the pre-quel to this one, was hilarious. This one continues in the same vein. This is not exactly a "how-to" book, although there are tidbits of advice sprinkled throughout ... Read full review
Further undertakings of a dead relative collectorUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Librarians may be hard-pressed as to whether to place this book in the humor section or on the genealogy shelves. It's a funny book that deserves serious attention. Galeener-Moore's first book ... Read full review