Books tagged: Family History

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buckled into the sky

By Adele Graf

Why do we travel the world to discover where home really is? Even if we find it in the place we started from, is it ever really the same? In buckled into the sky, Adele Graf routes our search for home through ancestors in their own country and family who settled abroad.  

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Moments of Glad Grace

By Alison Wearing

 

“As a writer, Wearing is all luscious texture and running narrative. ” — The Globe and Mail

Moments of Glad Grace is a moving and witty memoir of aging, familial love, and the hunt for roots and belonging. The story begins as a trip from Canada to Ireland in search of ... Read more

The Archeology of a Good Ragù

By John Domini

The Archeology of a Good Ragù offers a unique take on the recovery narrative. A damaged but savvy author finds new wholeness by way of a fascinating old city: Naples, Italy. John Domini’s exploration of the place— little known to North Americans, yet rich in culture and ... Read more