By Mary Terzian
- finalist within the nationwide Indie Excellence 2007 publication Awards, within the multicultural non-fiction category.
- Winner most sensible Books 2006 Award in multicultural nonfiction.
In her award-winning publication the writer captures the common immigrant event via her own thoughts. The scene is determined in Cairo within the 1940's. She is a member of a tightly knit Armenian kinfolk dwelling in an expatriate neighborhood of genocide survivors, or escapees, like her mom and dad, from Turkey, in the course of and after international warfare I. peaceable existence, pleasure with more youthful brother's arival and chuffed celebrations with the extended family are rocked through international warfare II, trauma within the family members and older brother's departure at the back of the Iron Curtain. the standard inter-generational tensions protecting culture opposed to emancipation are continuously current, specially with reference to the inferior prestige of girls. It is usually a turbulent interval in Egypt's political background, transitioning from nation to republic.
The Immigrants' Daughter, "laced with an ideal combine fo drama and humor . . ." is a overcome future, a jump from passive popularity of destiny right into a fierce conflict for self-determination. 3 academic associations were attracted to reprinting excerpts from the e-book to be used as an educational tool.
"THE IMMIGRANTS' DAUGHTER is a unconditionally relaxing learn from begin to end. Ms. Terzian . . . can be a grasp at sensory element, figuring out while and what kind of so as to add in order that readers are engaged within the atmosphere with out ever being crushed. girls of all nationalities should be surprised at her energy and personality as she takes them via her struggles to beat center jap rules concerning 'a woman's position' in society within the 1940's . . ." - Excerpted from judge's reviews, 18th Annual Writer's Digest overseas Self-Published publication Awards
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THE IMMIGRANTS' DAUGHTER: A Private Battle to Earn the Right to Self-Actualization by Mary Terzian