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Best-selling author Dani Shapiro discusses "Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love"
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Join us on December 13th for a Zoom session with best-selling author Dani Shapiro.
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 writing brilliantly, and compulsively, on themes of identity and family history.
Sunday, December 13, 2020, 1:00 PM until 3:15 PM
Online via Zoom. URL for Zoom meeting will be sent upon registration.
Registration is not Required
In order to attend the meeting, it is requested that you obtain and readDani's book, "Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love" prior to the meeting.
You can purchase autographed, inscribed copies of the book from Dani's favorite independent bookstore near her home, Hickory Stick in Washington Depot, Ct. Dani will inscribe the book at no charge and the bookseller will send your copy(ies) directly to your address. All active members will receive a link to the Zoom session.
Please order Dani’s book from her local bookstore if you want a personally inscribed copy. Mention you are a TJGS members. Go here for prices and order:
Orders must be in by Oct. 25.