Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love
ISBN: 0525434038
EAN13: 9780525434030
Language: English
Publication Date: Jan 28, 2020
Pages: 272
Dimensions: 0.9448819" H x 7.952756" L x 5.23622" W
Weight: 0.5974527 lbs.
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELER

A gripping genetic detective story, and a meditation on the meaning of parenthood and family. --Jennifer Egan, author of Manhattan Beach

From the acclaimed, best-selling memoirist, novelist--a writer of rare talent (Cheryl Strayed)-- and host of the hit podcast Family Secrets, comes a memoir about the staggering family secret uncovered by a genealogy test: an exploration of the urgent ethical questions surrounding fertility treatments and DNA testing, and a profound inquiry of paternity, identity, and love.

What makes us who we are? What combination of memory, history, biology, experience, and that ineffable thing called the soul defines us?
In the spring of 2016, through a genealogy website to which she had whimsically submitted her DNA for analysis, Dani Shapiro received the stunning news that her father was not her biological father. She woke up one morning and her entire history--the life she had lived--crumbled beneath her.
Inheritance is a book about secrets--secrets within families, kept out of shame or self-protectiveness; secrets we keep from one another in the name of love. It is the story of a woman's urgent quest to unlock the story of her own identity, a story that has been scrupulously hidden from her for more than fifty years, years she had spent Read More chevron_right

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