“It’s been gratifying to see the book grow in popularity among genealogists and family historians,”
Oh, Beautiful stood in good company at #3 on the U.S. genealogy paperback bestseller list, appearing one spot above Slaves in the Family, which had won the 1998 National Book Award for nonfiction.
Oh, Beautiful also ranked #14 on the Amazon paperback bestseller list for memoirs related to childhood and the family. The book shared good company in this category as well, falling just four spots below the 2005 Jeannette Walls memoir, The Glass Castle.
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Oh, Beautiful: An American Family in the 20th Century is a courageous family memoir that explores what it means to be American.