Growing Your Family Tree: Tracing your roots and discovering who you are

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Little, Brown Book Group, Sep 1, 2011 - Reference - 256 pages
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The process of exploring your family history and roots is a moving and meaningful quest. It affects heart and soul, as well as providing an intellectual challenge to piece all the information together. GROWING YOUR FAMILY TREE is the first book to promote the experiential aspects of family history. It gives sound, practical advice on researching your family history, but also promotes the emotional, spiritual and creative elements of the task, helping to lift genealogy out of its earlier dry an formal setting, into a more meaningful and accessible activity which can enrich a person's identity.
Advice and information includes:
* How to write up your family history
* How to make a heritage corner or trail in your home
* A consideration the nature of ancestry, family lines and our inner connection with our ancestors
* How to organise your research and keep moving forward

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Cherry Gilchrist is an award-winning writer and author of nearly thirty books on personal development, relationships, mythology and culture. She is a Life Story tutor and consultant, currently running courses online, and teaching classes for cruise ships and summer schools.

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