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The Saints of Zara: An Intimate Memoir

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Nishan was nineteen years old when Turkey saw an upheaval in the Ottoman government. Violence and lawlessness ravaged the whole country. When the Mormon missionaries arrived, it seemed logical to seek a new opportunity in the United States. Nishan and a small group of Armenian converts left their violence-torn home in Zara, Turkey, in September of 1902.

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Published October 25th 2018 by Archway Publishing
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Nov 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book is about an Armenian family who immigrates to Utah at the turn of the century and shares their struggles (political, personal, social) with the upheaval in their homeland and the challenges of moving to a new country. I appreciated the author's candor and honesty in sharing details of heartache and regret within her family's story. Her return to Zara in 1962 was interesting to read about--and sad. There are several fascinating photos in the book: 1) the Saints of Zara. Members of the M ...more
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Jun 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a well-written and heart-felt book describing some important historical and personal events. It is a page-turner. I recommend this for anyone who is interested in the real human history of the Armenians, and the story of Armenia immigration to the US. It is also full of stories that can teach many things about life and about history.
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