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Pearl's Secret:: A Black Man's Search for his White Family
Pearl's Secret A Black Man's Search for his White Family Author:Neil Henry From Library Journal — Henry's family biography is an engaging, emotional, genealogical adventure into ethnicity and self-acceptance. The author, who is black, is a former reporter for the Washington Post, and he uses his investigative instincts to create an intriguing "back to the future" page-turner as he searches for the white branch of his fa... more »mily tree.
What sets this biography apart from other family biographies...is Henry's riveting personal narratives of his genealogical research and childhood accounts. His trials and tribulations in researching provide the book with its protagonist and antagonist.
Henry's tell-it-like-it-is approach will provide a clear picture into the origins of human nature and ethnicity. Fascinating and compelling, this book will have a place in public and academic libraries.« less