Maud Newton

Coming March 29, 2022

Ancestor Trouble: A Reckoning and a Reconciliation

Maud Newton’s ancestors have vexed and fascinated her since she was a girl. Searching, moving, and inspiring, Ancestor Trouble is one writer’s attempt to use genealogy–a once-niche hobby that has grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry—to expose the secrets and contradictions of her own ancestors, and to argue for the transformational possibilities that reckoning with our ancestors has for all of us.

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