239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm
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Foreword / Kitty Munson Cooper -- Introduction -- Part one: Your journey begins here (1. Getting started with your search ; 2. Proven search strategies (that don't involve DNA) ; 3. The basics of DNA testing) -- Part two: DNA tests and testing companies (4. Types of DNA ; 5. AncestryDNA ; 6. Family Tree DNA ; 7. 23andMe ; 8. MyHeritage DNA) -- Part three: Advanced tool (9. Establishing a biological connection ; 10. Analyzing your DNA with GEDmatch ; 11. Triangulating your DNA data) -- Part four: Case studies (Donna ; Izak ; Jack ; Kalani ; Kelly ; Marcy ; Sue) -- Appendix: Frequently asked questions -- Appendix: Worksheets.
"Reconnect with your roots! Adoptees, foundlings, and others with unknown parentage face unique challenges in researching their ancestors. Enter this book: a comprehensive guide to adoption genealogy that has the resources you need to find your family through genetic testing. Inside, you'll find: strategies for connecting your genealogy to previous genealogists, detailed guides for using DNA tests and tools, plus how to analyze your test results and apply them to research, and real-life success stories that put the book's techniques into practice and inspire you to seek your own discoveries."--ONIX annotation.