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Title:
Roots of the rich and famous
Author:
Davenport, Robert Ralsey, 1950-
Publication Information:
Dallas, Tex. : Taylor Pub., [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
vi, 138 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780878332175
Format :
Book

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Central Library CT105 .D344 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Did you know that Johnny Carson is related to Kit Carson? Or that Prince Charles is a descendant of Count Dracula? Or that Yul Brynner and Genghis Khan share the same family tree?

It's a fact that millions of Americans are fascinated by ancestry and celebrity. In Roots of the Rich and Famous, author Robert Davenport combines both curiosities in a riveting book of trivia and Hollywood lore. Intriguing entries detailing family artifacts, famous connections, and scandalous family secrets will delight and often surprise readers. From Walt Disney's link to the grand wizard of the Salem witch trials to Tom Hanks' tie to Abraham Lincoln's mother, lively stories of unlikely associations abound in Roots of the Rich and Famous.


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