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by Efronia Katchadourian,Herant Katchadourian,Stina Katchadourian

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ISBN: 1903656028
Author: Efronia Katchadourian,Herant Katchadourian,Stina Katchadourian
Language: English
Publisher: Taderon Pr; 2nd edition edition (November 1, 2001)
Pages: 205
Category: Humanities
Subcategory: Other
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 393
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Efronia Katchadourian was born in 1894 to a Christian Armenian family living in the Ottoman Empire. In her late eighties, she finally wrote the long-secret story of her ill-fated youthful love for a Persian Moslem during the era of the Armenian genocide

Efronia Katchadourian was born in 1894 to a Christian Armenian family living in the Ottoman Empire. In her late eighties, she finally wrote the long-secret story of her ill-fated youthful love for a Persian Moslem during the era of the Armenian genocide. Her daughter-in-law Stina introduces the memoir and interweaves an affectionate narrative that brings together the historical, biographical, and cultural elements of her indomitable mother-in-law's tumultuous world.

When eighty-two-year-old Efronia Katchadourian fled civil war in Lebanon for the United States in 1976 she brought little except pistachio nuts . Efronia was born in 1894 to a Christian Armenian family living in the Ottoman empire.

When eighty-two-year-old Efronia Katchadourian fled civil war in Lebanon for the United States in 1976 she brought little except pistachio nuts, dried figs, dates, and the searing memory of her secret, lost love. Though her father was brutally murdered when she was an infant, his death was only a foreshadowing of the greater tragedies that would befall the Armenian community and dramatically alter the young girl's life. Efronia grew into a beautiful young woman and was pursued by many elegible suitors.

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by. Stina Katchadourian. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.

Nina Katchadourian (born 1968) is an American interdisciplinary artist and educator. She works with photography, sculpture, video, and sound-often in playful ways. She is best known for her "Lavatory Self-Portraits in the Flemish Style," a series of self-portraits taken in airplane bathrooms.

Based on a memoir by Efronia Katchadourian That handwritten manuscript, translated by her only son, is the basis for ""Efronia: An Armenian Love Story.

Based on a memoir by Efronia Katchadourian. From earliest infancy, her life was stung by tragedy - the brutal murder of her father, World War I and the deportation and massacre of Armenians living within the Ottoman Empire, and finally the civil war in Lebanon, which drove her to the United States in 1976. That handwritten manuscript, translated by her only son, is the basis for ""Efronia: An Armenian Love Story. In her memoir, Efronia tells the story of Ramzi, a Persian Moslem with whom she fell passionately in love before she met Herant's father.

An Armenian Love Story. A timely reminder of another not-so-distant ethnic cleansing, one that devastated the life of Efronia Katchadourian, subject of this affectionate memoir by her daughter-in-law. by Stina Katchadourian. A Christian Armenian living in the dying days of Ottoman Turkey, Efronia survived the persecution and genocide brought on by the Turks, then married, and moved to Beirut only to flee that city in the 1970's and join her son and his family in California. There, she began her memoirs, which the author-a journalist and translator-has freely drawn upon.

Efronia: An Armenian Love Story. A young Armenian-American goes to Turkey in a love thine enemy experiment that becomes a transformative reflection on how we use-and abuse-our personal histories Meline Toumani grew up in a close-knit. Armenian History Armenian Culture Proverbs Quotes Jokes Quotes Reading Material Film Music Books Art Of Living Memoirs Descendants. Efronia: An Armenian Love Story," written by Stina Kachadourian about her mother-in-law and her husband. What others are saying.

I began it with an incident from an Armenian cooking class taught by Efronia Katchadourian, the mother of Herant Katchadourian, a good friend and colleague. Efronia was a great cook, but she spoke little English and taught entirely by demonstration. As she prepared her dishes, I jotted down all the ingredients and all her steps, but, try as hard as I could, my dishes never tasted as good as hers

Efronia Katchadourian was born in 1894 to a Christian Armenian family living in the Ottoman Empire. In her late eighties, she finally wrote the long-secret story of her ill-fated youthful love for a Persian Moslem during the era of the Armenian genocide. Her daughter-in-law Stina introduces the memoir and interweaves an affectionate narrative that brings together the historical, biographical, and cultural elements of her indomitable mother-in-law's tumultuous world.

Comments:

Haralem
"Efronia" provides an extraordinary and very sentimental account of the unwarranted suffering of the Armenian people through political oppression and religious discrimination, which was not averted, although it was permanently visible to the international community. The specific case of Efronia clearly illustrates the way this segregation could affect the individual's life and her state of mind. An excellent book for anyone who wants a real person's perspective on a subject generally known only from the dry and fact-based point of view of history books and wishes to become acquainted with the historical and cultural background of the Armenian people.
Mr.Champions
A fantastic book about the Armenian genocide

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