to Ararat by Michael J. Arlen and Mark
is the paperback
is also available.
This 1976 National Book Award winner echoes
current headlines as Arlen examines the 1915
"ethnic cleansing" of the Armenian
race by the Turks. In Armenia, Arlen comes to
understand his father's detachment from his
past when he sees what it means when a people
are "hated to death". A deeply felt,
personal memoir with a new introduction by Clark
Arlen's memoir of his search for cultural
identity in the Armenian heritage which
his parents had disowned won the National
Book Award in 1976.
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