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The Wake of Vanport
McMenamins
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American culture has become obsessed with the intricate details of celebrity lives. People have also become increasingly interested in their own ancestry, which has been propelled by sites like Genealogy.com.
Harvard scholar and renowned author Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has combined the appeal of both and has written a captivating, thoroughly researched new book entitled "In Search of Our Roots: How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past." . . .


1.     Your History: From the Beginning of Time to Present    By J.A. Rogers
2.     African People in World History   By John Henrik Clarke
3.     Africa: Mother of Civilization   By Yosef be-Jochannon
4.     Fifty Days on Board a Slave Vessel     By Pascoe G. Hill . . . [and 96 more] . . .


Local photographer Kelly Johnson will sign copies of her book "Hair Dance" from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday April 26 at Talking Drum Bookstore, 446 N.E. Killingsworth Street. "Hair Dance" has been chosen by the Bank Street College of Education as the best children's book of 2008. For more information call 503-288-4106 or to see more about the photographer visit www.kellyjohnsonphoto.com

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