You can now get the Finding Family audiobook.
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA, has been published as an audiobook by Tantor Media, a division of Recorded Books. It is read by David Collaci, an award-winning narrator.
My name is Richard Hill and Finding Family is my personal story that inspired thousands of adoptees and others to try DNA testing. The book was a Global Ebook Awards gold medal winner and a Next Generation Indie Book Awards finalist.
You can listen to a 3-minute sample of the recording here.
As a result, they are finding genetic relatives from their birth family and learning about their ethnic ancestry.
Many websites and Facebook groups have sprung up to aid adoptees in their use of DNA testing and reunion stories are appearing in the press every week. Since most reunions are handled privately, the publicized ones are only the tip of the iceberg.
My wife and I love audiobooks. We listen to them at home and on long drives. They are very popular with commuters and users of smartphones, iPads, and MP3 players.
Amazon is a great source. They offer every format of Finding Family: print, Kindle ebook, Audio CDs, MP3 CD, and direct download. Prime members can get free shipping.
Read on for a description of the different audiobook formats some links to find the one you want.
1. Direct Download. You can download the audiobook files directly to your smartphone, tablet or computer through Audible. That is also listed as one of the options at Amazon. See Audible on Amazon. Apple users can also download the audiobook from iTunes.
2. MP3 CD. You can order a single CD with a set of MP3 files and then copy them to your MP3 player or other preferred device. See MP3 CD on Amazon. Case looks like image at right.
3. Audio CDs. This option provides a set of 7 CDs that you can listen to on any type of audio CD player as well as on a computer. See Audio CDs on Amazon or Audio CDs on Barnes & Noble. Case looks like image below.
You can also order any format of the audiobook directly from Tantor Media
One CD format or the other should also be available in many bookstores that carry audiobooks. This is an opportunity for you to support your favorite local bookstore. Encourage them to stock the audiobook and then send your friends there.
If you already have results from another autosomal DNA test, you may be able to transfer into Family Finder for free.