24 July 2010
In her new book, Jackson (see photo) investigates her roots and dives headfirst into her family gene pool: flying cross-country to locate an ancient family graveyard, embarking on a week-long genealogy Caribbean cruise, trekking to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and even submitting her DNA for testing to try and find her Jacksons. Through her research, she connects with distant relatives, traces her roots back more than 250 years and in the process comes to discover — genetically, historically and emotionally — the true meaning of “family” for herself.
To read this entire article, "Book Bash for hometown author Buzzy Jackson in Truckee" from the Sierra Sun, click here.
Posted by Pam Cerutti at Saturday, July 24, 2010