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Skylark Farm
by Antonia Arslan




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A beautiful, wrenching debut chronicling the life of a family struggling for survival during the Armenian genocide in Turkey, in 1915.

After forty years in Venice, Yerwant is planning a long-awaited reunion with his family at their homestead in the Anatolian hills of Turkey. But as joyful preparations begin, Italy enters the Great War and closes its borders. At the same time, in Turkey, the Young Turks, determined to rid their nation of minorities, force his family on a brutal march of hunger and humiliation. We follow Yerwant's relatives as they strain to stay alive and as four children set out on a daring course to reach Yerwant--and safety--in Italy.

A novel as lyrical and poignant as a fable.

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Overview

A beautiful, wrenching debut chronicling the life of a family struggling for survival during the Armenian genocide in Turkey, in 1915.

After forty years in Venice, Yerwant is planning a long-awaited reunion with his family at their homestead in the Anatolian hills of Turkey. But as joyful preparations begin, Italy enters the Great War and closes its borders. At the same time, in Turkey, the Young Turks, determined to rid their nation of minorities, force his family on a brutal march of hunger and humiliation. We follow Yerwant's relatives as they strain to stay alive and as four children set out on a daring course to reach Yerwant--and safety--in Italy.

A novel as lyrical and poignant as a fable.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781400095674
  • ISBN-10: 1400095670
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: March 2008
  • Page Count: 275
  • Dimensions: 7.98 x 5.26 x 0.64 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.48 pounds


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