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Description - Black Dog of Fate by Peter Balakian

In this tenth anniversary edition of his award-winning memoir, New York Times bestselling author Peter Balakian has expanded his compelling story about growing up in the baby-boom suburbs of the 50s and 60s and coming to understand what happened to his family in the first genocide of the twentieth century-the Ottoman Turkish governments extermination of more than one million Armenians in 1915. In this new edition, Balakian continues his exploration of the Armenian Genocide with new chapters about his journey to Aleppo and his trip to the Der Zor desert of Syria in his pursuit of his grandmothers life, bringing us closer to the twentieth centurys first genocide.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465010196
ISBN-10: 0465010199
Format: Paperback
(208mm x 142mm x 26mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Basic Books
Publish Date: 10-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Peter Balakian

Peter Balakian is the Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor of the Humanities at Colgate University. He is the author of June-tree: New and Selected Poems 1974-2000 and The Burning Tigris, winner of the 2005 Raphael Lemkin Prize and a New York Times bestseller. He lives in Hamilton, New York.

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