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Apr 09, 2002
| ISBN 9780440229179
| Young Adult
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Apr 09, 2002 | ISBN 9780440229179 | Young Adult
A National Book Award Finalist.In 1915 Vahan Kenderian is living a life of privilege as the youngest son of a wealthy Armenian family in Turkey. This secure world is shattered when some family members are whisked away while others are murdered before his eyes.Vahan loses his home and family, and is forced to live a life he would never have dreamed of in order to survive. Somehow Vahan’s incredible strength and spirit help him endure, even knowing that each day could be his last.
Adam Bagdasarian’s short story “The Survivor,” also based on his great-uncle’s experiences, won Yankee Magazine’s fiction award. This is his first novel.
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