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This Picture I Gift : An Armenian Memoir (Hardcover)

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A prize-winning photojournalist and visual artist, Michelle Andonian has documented people and places around the world for three decades. Now, in her most personal work,This Picture I Gift, tales from her Detroit childhood inspire a modern journey—and a timeless vision of Armenia and Armenians.

As the author comes to terms with the life of her grandmother, a survivor of the twentieth century’s first genocide, she documents a journey that spanned one hundred years and three generations through photographs and memoirs. In captivating photographic detail, the book revisits and explores lost historical lands and landmarks, bringing them together with present-day Armenia to honor an ancient people determined to live on.

A journey that spanned 100 years and three generations unfolds through photographs and memoirs as the author comes to terms with the life of her grandmother, a survivor of the 20th century's first genocide, and through her, the modern history of her people: the Armenians. In captivating photographic detail, the book revisits and explores lost historical lands and landmarks, bringing them together with present-day Armenia to honor an ancient people determined to live on.
Genre: Photography
Sub-Genre: Photoessays + Documentaries
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Wayne State Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: September 14, 2015
TCIN: 46777469
UPC: 9780692030509
Item Number (DPCI): 247-52-1984
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$58.50
MSRPwas $65.00

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