By Ian Frazier

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Hardcover, 9780374153199, 386pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1994


Family tells the story of Ian Frazier's family in America from the early colonial days to the present. Using letters and other family documents, he reconstructs two hundred years of middle class life, visiting small towns his ancestors lived in, reading books they read, and discovering the larger forces of history that affected them.