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Family of Shadows A Century of Murder, Memory, and the Armenian American Dream

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ISBN-10: 006179208X

ISBN-13: 9780061792083

Edition: 2010

Authors: Garin K. Hovannisian

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As a world war rages through Europe in 1915, Ottoman authorities commence the systematic slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians-the first genocide of modern history. A teenage boy named Kaspar Hovannisian is among the surviving generation of Armenians who escape the ruins of their ancestral homeland and build communities around the world. Kaspar follows the American dream to the San Joaquin Valley of California, where he cultivates a small farm and begins investing in real estate. But memories of Armenia burn strong-a legacy of love, anguish, and faith in a national rebirth.Kaspar's son Richard leaves the family farm, ready to defend the history of a lost nation against the forces of time and…    
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Book details

List price: $27.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/21/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Garin K. Hovannisian is a recipient of the Fulbright Fellowship in Creative Writing and the Lynton Award for Book Writing. He lives in Los Angeles and Yerevan, Armenia. He has written for the New York Times , the Los Angeles Times , and Liberty .

Prologue
Wasteland
Army of Orphans
Happy Go Lucky
Onward, Immortals!
Monument to the Ignored
Almost Heaven
The Party's Over
Fax Machine
Strangers
The Road to Unreachable Glory
Epilogue
Notes
Language and Transliteration
Acknowledgments