Finding True Connections: How to Learn and Write About a Family Member's History
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Media: BOOK - hardcvoer, 232 pages
Author: G. St John Thomas
Other: colour photos, index
Publisher: Exisle Publishing
Interviewing and writing up someone's personal history has become a mainstream activity. For the person being interviewed and for the writer, it can be an immensely enjoyable, beneficial and supportive process.
If you're new to interviewing, this detailed, hands-on manual provides comprehensive guidance and instruction, right from getting started through to the end result. Using the latest techniques, in book is divided into sections, and provides you with 100 important questions to ask, as well as additional context and cues for each question.
By following the proven approach in this book, you will get to the heart of the person being interviewed - show what they are really like, and share what they've seen and done, revealing their unique thoughts and beliefs in a format that can be passed on to their friends and relatives.
Our individual memories define us. This book help you to safely ensure that your family's memories do not slip away.
How to use this book
Early years - childhood and teenage years
Marriage and parenthood
Retirement years - of the wisdom years
Reflections on self
The cultural world