The latest from redoubtable historian Gates (African-American Research/Harvard Univ.; Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History, 1513-2008
, 2011, etc.) is not, despite the title, about finding your
roots. A companion text to the popular PBS series, and following his similar Faces of America
(2010), it's about finding the roots of 25 American notables of diverse ethnicity.
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