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Writing Your Family History


Bender, Sheila. Writing Personal Essays: How to Shape Your Life Experiences for the Page. Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, 1995.

Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo. "Publish or Perish" . Family Tree Magazine (Feb. 2001) 50-55.

Carroll, Andrew, editor. War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars. New York: Scribner, 2001.

Clunies, Sandra MacLean. "Writing the Family History: Creative Concepts for a Lasting Legacy". National Genealogical Society Quarterly 88 (December 2000) 247-265. 929.1072073 N213 (Genealogy)

Colletta, John Phillip. Only a Few Bones: A True Account of the Rolling Fork Tragedy and its Aftermath. Washington: Direct Descent, 2000.

Egerton, John. Generations: An American Family. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 1983. 929.20973 E29g 1983 (Central)

Goldrup, Lawrence P. Writing The Family Narrative. Salt Lake: Ancestry, Inc. 1987.808.066929021 G738w 1987 (Rudisill)

Gregath, Ann Cochrane. Writing Family History or Genealogy for Pleasure and Profit. Wyandotte, OK: Gregath Publishing Company, 1982.

Greene, Bob. To Our Children's Children: Preserving Family Histories for Generations to Come. New York: Doubleday, 1993. 920.02 G83t 1993 (Central, Pratt, Schusterman)

Haley, Alex. Roots. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1976. 929.20973 H13h 1976 (Central and several branches.)

Hatcher, Patricia Law. Producing a Quality Family History. Salt Lake: Ancestry, Inc., 1996.

Hickman, Homer. Rocket Boys: A Memoir. New York: Delacorte Press, 1998. 629.1 H524a 1998 (Central, Brookside, Hardesty, Helmerich, Schusterman)

Holmes, Kenneth L., editor. Covered Wagon Women: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1890. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1983. 11 volumes.

Kempthorne, Charley. For All Time: A Complete Guide to Writing Your Family History. Portsmouth: Boynton/Cook Publishers. 929.1 K329f 1996 (Central, Hardesty,Martin, Pratt, Rudisill, Schusterman, West Regional)

McClannahan, Rebecca. Word Painting: A Guide to Writing More Descriptively. Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, 1999.

McCourt, Frank. Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. New York: Scribner, 1996. 929.20899162073 M137an 1996 (Central and several branches.)

Mills, Elizabeth Shown. Evidence! Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1997. 929.1 M625e 1997 (Schusterman)

Conner, Patricia T. Woe is I : The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English. New York: Riverhead Books, 1998. 428.2 O18w 1996 (Central, Brookside, Helmerich)

Polking, Kirk Writing Family Histories and Memoirs. Cincinnati: Better Way Books, 1995. 929.1 P759w 1995 (Central, Brookside, Hardesty, Martin, West Regional)

Rose, Christine. "Family Histories." In Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, Editors, Lecturers and Librarians. Elizabeth Shown Mills, editor. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2001. 929.1 P942 2001 (Central, Schusterman, Genealogy)

Sweeney, Emma. As Always, Jack: A Wartime Love Story. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2002.

Tademy, Lalita. Cane River. New York: Warner Books, 2001 FICTION (Central and several branches.)

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