Among fascinating regional and local stories, you'll discover how the Yateses of Virginia coped on the frontier…how some Cherokees escaped the Trail of Tears…what the Southern drawl really means…where The Tree That Owns Itself is…how Elisabeth Yates stole her cattle back from Gen. Sherman.
Out of print for years, this sought-after family history is available in electronic form only. Fall under the spell of all its local color, storytelling and genealogy help also in the exciting audiobook version.
The author comments on the emerging society of the European Union and takes notes on ancient ruins of the Mater Magna or Great Goddess cult. The author and his wife spend time with an Italian friend at her remote farmhouse in Soave wine country and take a cruise from Venice to Greece and Turkey with ports of call in Dbrovnik and Bari.
Donald Yates’ survey of ethnic types covers the globe with a hundred and forty colorful, expressive portraits. Ranging from Bhutan to Luxembourg, it unrolls the faces and features of men and women representative of their people. If you ever had questions about your ethnic looks and makeup, this book will go a long way to answering them.