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In "Passage to Ararat," which received the National Book Award in 1976, Michael J. Arlen goes beyond the portrait of his father, the famous Anglo-Armenian novelist of the 1920s, that he created in Exiles to try to discover what his father had tried to forget: Armenia and what it meant to be an Armenian, a descendant of a proud people whom conquerors had for centuries tried to exterminate. But perhaps most affectingly, Arlen tells a story as large as a whole people yet as personal as the uneasy bond between a father and a son, offering a masterful account of the affirmation and pain of kinship.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780374530129
ISBN-10: 0374530122
Format: Paperback / softback
(213mm x 137mm x 25mm)
Pages: 293
Imprint: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael J Arlen

Michael J. Arlen is also the author of several other books. He lives in New York.