Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 


or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Tell the Publisher!
I'd like to read this book on Kindle

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

The Sunny Side of Genealogy. a Humorous Collection of Anecdotes, Poems, Wills, Epitaphs, and Other Miscellany from Genealogy [Paperback]

by Fonda D. Baselt
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

List Price: $11.00
Price: $10.45 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
You Save: $0.55 (5%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
Want it tomorrow, April 25? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student

Sell Us Your Books
Get up to 80% back when you sell us your books, even if you didn't buy them at Amazon. Learn more

Book Description

May 2, 2011 080631205X 978-0806312057
In 1987 we published Laverne Galeener-Moore's Collecting Dead Relatives, the first book that looked on the comic side of genealogy. With Fonda Baselt's Sunny Side of Genealogy we offer another one, and the two books clearly demonstrate that genealogy is secure enough in its professionalism to laugh at itself. This edition of the Baselt book is the second, and it has sixteen pages of new material. The whole book is a humorous collection of anecdotes, poems, wills, epitaphs, and other miscellany from genealogy. A quote of just one item will convince you that you should have this entertaining work-- "Old genealogists never die/They just lose their census."

"This little book is filled with humorous selections about family trees, family roots, and family skeletons. . . . Just the book to make one lighthearted."--Genealogical Helper


Frequently Bought Together

The Sunny Side of Genealogy. a Humorous Collection of Anecdotes, Poems, Wills, Epitaphs, and Other Miscellany from Genealogy + Collecting Dead Relatives: An Irreverent Romp Through the Field of Genealogy
Price for both: $19.41

Buy the selected items together

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Product Details

  • Paperback: 110 pages
  • Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company (May 2, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 080631205X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0806312057
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,218,488 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5 stars
(3)
4.3 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars very good to any inmigrant descendent January 12, 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
it is a perfect book to those who loves family lifestyle and love their ancestors and origin.
to all those who have inmigrant blood, mainly from the 18th and 19th centuries
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Format:Paperback
People researching their ancestors tend to be obsessive and humorless. This book is full of nice little tags, as well as some longer bits, that treat this business with the humor that I, anyway, think should be brought to it. (If you're going to do it at all.)

A couple of samples, not in verse (some of them are), from the book:

GENEALOGY: Tracing yourself back to people better than you are.
-John Garland Pollard (whoever he was and whoever his descendents and ascendents were)

We adore titles and heredities in our hearts, and ridicule them with our mouths.
-Mark Twain (who would have called himself a mudcat)

It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, so he be a man of merit.
-Horace (bet you don't know he was; clue: he spoke Latin, and his father was born a slave. Not one of YOUR ancestors, huh?)
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
3.0 out of 5 stars Short Sayings December 13, 2006
By Ann
Format:Paperback
This book is a series of short quotes, quips, and poems in a plain typeset that evoke the idea of a handout passed between friends. Its short length, and small pages mean a read of less than half an hour, if that.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews
ARRAY(0xa931cc78)

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Sell a Digital Version of This Book in the Kindle Store

If you are a publisher or author and hold the digital rights to a book, you can sell a digital version of it in our Kindle Store. Learn more

Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 



Look for Similar Items by Category