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Author Banean, Gaṛnik, 1910-1989, author

Title Goodbye, Antoura : a memoir of the Armenian genocide / Karnig Panian ; foreword by Vartan Gregorian ; translated by Simon Beugekian ; edited by Aram Goudsouzian ; introduction and afterword by Keith David Watenpaugh
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2015
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Contents Childhood -- Deportation -- The desert -- The orphanage at Hama -- The orphanage at Antoura -- The raids -- The caves -- Goodbye, Antoura -- Sons of a great nation
Summary When World War I began, Karnig Panian was only five years old, living among his fellow Armenians in the Anatolian village of Gurin. Four years later, American aid workers found him at an orphanage in Antoura, Lebanon. He was among nearly 1,000 Armenian and 400 Kurdish children who had been abandoned by the Turkish administrators, left to survive at the orphanage without adult care.This memoir offers the extraordinary story of what he endured in those years-as his people were deported from their Armenian community, as his family died in a refugee camp in the deserts of Syria, as he survived hun
Notes "Longer versions of chapters 1-8 of this work were originally published in Armenian in 1992 under the titles Antourayi Vorpanotseh [The Orphanage of Antoura] by the Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society in Beirut, Lebanon, and Housher Mangoutian yev Vorpoutian [Memories of Childhood and Orphanhood] by the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia in Antelias, Lebanon."
Translated from Armenian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed March 19, 2015)
Subject Banean, Gaṛnik, 1910-1989 -- Childhood and youth.
Armenian massacres survivors -- Lebanon -- Biography.
Armenian massacres, 1915-1923 -- Personal narratives.
Orphans -- Lebanon -- ʻAynṭūrah -- Biography.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Atrocities -- Turkey.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804796343 (electronic bk)
9780804796347 (electronic bk)