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The autobiography of an American family

Edith Hay Wyckoff

The autobiography of an American family

by Edith Hay Wyckoff

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Published by Washington County Historical Society in Fort Edward, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Northup family.,
    • New York (State) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Edith Hay Wyckoff.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT274.N66 W93 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6801552M
      ISBN 101881868028
      LC Control Number00133744
      OCLC/WorldCa47804790

      A Good American Family 1 The Imperfect S I WAS NOT yet three years old and have no memory of anything that happened that day. It was Ma My father, Elliott Maraniss, sat at the witness table in Room of the Federal Building in Detroit, where he had been subpoenaed to testify before the House Committee on Un-American ed on: (Applause Books). An inspired, intimate history of musical legend Lena Horne and her family, written by Lena's daughter, Gail Lumet Buckley. More than a loving biography of a true show business legend, Lumet Buckley traces Lena's, as well as her own, roots as the latest in a long family .

      Books shelved as author-autobiography-and-biography: Sandhills Boy: The Winding Trail of a Texas Writer by Elmer Kelton, Dear America: Notes of an Undocu.   JEAN H. BAKER, The Stevensons: A Biography of an American Family (New York: Norton, ), pp. $ cloth (ISBN ). Adlai E. Stevenson II was a gentleman, and this may very well have been the cause of his failure to achieve high elective office.

        The book was published in and was a huge success, later named by Time magazine one of the ten most important nonfiction books of the twentieth century. In Haley published Roots: The Saga of an American Family, a novel based loosely on his family's history. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable). Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in /5(5).


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