Lost Roots: Family, Identity, and Abandoned Ancestry (Paperback)

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Lost Roots: Family, Identity, and Abandoned Ancestry (Paperback)


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The saga of one generation's experience in a century of violence, displacement, and repression. How eugenics and tribalism shaped immigration and citizenship laws in the U.S. and Germany, and how one family was affected by the unchecked ethnic nationalism of the time.

"Well written, exhaustively researched, and a beautiful compilation of a family's lost collective history." - Readers' Favorite

"A well-researched and sentimental memoir that] details the way oppressive structures have altered the identity of millions of families. Lost Roots has equal parts nostalgic storytelling and detailed research, providing beguiling context for what's happening in Poland, Germany, and America. I was completely enthralled until the very last word."

-Independent Book Review

"Lost Roots...is a non-fiction book that reads like fiction. It features excellent prose, captivating commentaries, and a conflict that transports readers to the post-WWI era." -The Book Commentary

Product Details ISBN: 9781639883424
ISBN-10: 1639883428
Publisher: Atmosphere Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2022
Pages: 210
Language: English