The Resource Inheritance : a memoir of genealogy, paternity, and love, Dani Shapiro

Inheritance : a memoir of genealogy, paternity, and love, Dani Shapiro

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Inheritance : a memoir of genealogy, paternity, and love
Title
Inheritance
Title remainder
a memoir of genealogy, paternity, and love
Statement of responsibility
Dani Shapiro
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Biography, experience, and that ineffable thing called the soul defines us? In the spring of 2016, through a genealogy website to which she had whimsically submitted her DNA for analysis, Dani Shapiro received the stunning news that her father was not her biological father. She woke up one morning and her entire history, the life she had lived, crumbled beneath her. Inheritance is a book about secrets, secrets within families, kept out of shame or self-protectiveness; secrets we keep from one another in the name of love. It is the story of a woman's urgent quest to unlock the story of her own identity, a story that has been scrupulously hidden from her for more than fifty years, years she had spent writing brilliantly, and compulsively, on themes of identity and family history. It is a book about the extraordinary moment we live in, a moment in which science and technology have outpaced not only medical ethics but also the capacities of the human heart to contend with the consequences of what we discover
Summary
"The acclaimed and beloved author of Hourglass now gives us a new memoir about identity, paternity, and family secrets--a real-time exploration of the staggering discovery she made last year about her father, and her struggle to piece together the hidden story of her own life"-- Provided by publisher
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
National Jewish Book Award, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10748910
Cataloging source
DLC
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Shapiro, Dani
Dewey number
  • 818/.5403
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Shapiro, Dani
  • Jewish women
  • Women novelists, American
  • Large print books
Target audience
adult
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a memoir of genealogy, paternity, and love
Label
Inheritance : a memoir of genealogy, paternity, and love, Dani Shapiro
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000064527345
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
359 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432861803
Lccn
2018055244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Inheritance : a memoir of genealogy, paternity, and love, Dani Shapiro
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000064527345
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
359 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432861803
Lccn
2018055244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print

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