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My Confederate Kinfolk

by Thulani Davis

Hardcover, 324 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $25 |


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An African American novelist recounts her family history, which includes both white and black ancestors who were pioneers, slaves, and Confederate soldiers and lived in such places as Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama, and Virginia.

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Unearthing a Family Tree's Diverse Roots

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