Not Even My Name

Not Even My NameA True Story of Genocide and SurvivalΣυγγραφέας: Halo,Thea

15,00€

Άμεσα διαθέσιμο
"In telling her mother’s epic story of survival and ultimate triumph in America, Thea Halo has written an important book about a largely unknown history: the genocide of the Pontic Greeks at the hands of the Turkish government in the years following World War I. Halo’s deeply moving portrait of her mother reverberates with large moral issues that affect us all."
―Peter Balakian, author of Black Dog of Fate
Είδος: Βιβλίο
ISBN: 978-960-446-149-3
Έτος έκδοσης: 2011
Πρώτη έκδοση: 2011
Δέσιμο: Μαλακό εξώφυλλο
Διαστάσεις: 14 χ 21
Σελίδες: 368
Sano "Themia" Halo is a recipient
of the New York State Governor’s Award
for Excellence in Honor of Women’s History Month,
"Celebrating Women of Courage and Vision"

"A story of personal strength
and the great triumph of mere survival."
―The New York Times


"Deeply moving... it is impossible to read the story of this woman’s life without marveling at the strength of her spirit."
―Washington Post Book World

"...a triumphant narrative of exceptional magnitude. As an historian, daughter, writer of vivid and arresting prose, and standard bearer of truth, Thea Halo has thus given an invaluable gift to the world." ―Salem Press

"A survivor‘s tale from Turkish death marches in 1920 that killed thousands of ethnic Greeks. Young Themia lost family, freedom, even her name - changed to Sano by her cruel mistress. Her daughter tells the sad story with simple grace."
―U.S. News & World Report ("Top Pick")

"The harrowing story of the slaughter of two million Pontic Greeks and Armenians in Turkey after WWI comes to vivid life" in this memoir by the daughter of a survivor, who has written "an eloquent and powerful account of this tragic chapter in Turkish history." ―Publisher’s Weekly ("Starred Review")

"An unforgettable book" ―Hazel Rochman, Booklist ("Starred Review")

"The child refugee story, the mother-daughter bond, the teenage arranged marriage, will grab teens’ interest." ―HR

"In telling her mother’s epic story of survival and ultimate triumph in America, Thea Halo has written an important book about a largely unknown history: the genocide of the Pontic Greeks at the hands of the Turkish government in the years following World War I. Halo’s deeply moving portrait of her mother reverberates with large moral issues that affect us all."
―Peter Balakian, author of Black Dog of Fate

"As written by her daughter Thea, Sano Halo’s harrowing account of the destruction of her family and her world is told with such vivid detail that every page sears the mind and the heart. Not Even My Name is a work of burning intensity, self evidently powerful and true." ―Nicholas Gage, author of Eleni
Halo,Thea

H THEA HALO είναι συγγραφέας και ζωγράφος που έχει βραβευθεί για τα ποιήματα και τα δοκίμιά της. Έχει παρουσιάσει τα έργα της σε εκθέσεις στη Nέα Yόρκη και αλλού. Zει στη Nέα Yόρκη.

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