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The sandcastle girls : a novel / Chris Bohjalian.

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  • 73 of 76 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 76 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch FIC BOHJALI SAN (Text) 34207001690610 Adult Fiction Available -
Attica PL - Attica F BOHJALIAN, CHRIS (Text) 74231000103775 Adult Fiction Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville F BOHJALIAN C. (Text) 34706001339136 Adult Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler F BON (Text) 34044000780682 Adult Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler FIC BOHJAL (Text) 73174005018625 Adult: Fiction Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City F Boh (Text) 76893000249844 Adult Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC BOHJALIAN (Text) 33118000155005 Adult: General Fiction Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville F BOHJALIAN (Text) 78321000021767 Adult Fiction Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington FIC BOH (Text) 32572000458778 CVBPLC Adult Fiction Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Veedersburg FIC BOH (Text) 32808000286060 CVBPLV Adult Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385534796 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 0385534795 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780385534802 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 0385534809 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: 299 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2012]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: In his fifteenth book, the author brings us on a very different kind of journey. This tale travels between Aleppo, Syria, in 1915 and Bronxville, New York, in 2012, a sweeping historical love story steeped in the author's Armenian heritage, making it his most personal novel to date. When Elizabeth Endicott arrives in Syria, she has a diploma from Mount Holyoke College, a crash course in nursing, and only the most basic grasp of the Armenian language. The First World War is spreading across Europe, and she has volunteered on behalf of the Boston-based Friends of Armenia to deliver food and medical aid to refugees of the Armenian genocide. There, Elizabeth becomes friendly with Armen, a young Armenian engineer who has already lost his wife and infant daughter. When Armen leaves Aleppo to join the British Army in Egypt, he begins to write Elizabeth letters, and comes to realize that he has fallen in love with the wealthy, young American woman who is so different from the wife he lost. Flash forward to the present, where we meet Laura Petrosian, a novelist living in suburban New York. Although her grandparents' ornate Pelham home was affectionately nicknamed the "Ottoman Annex," Laura has never really given her Armenian heritage much thought. But when an old friend calls, claiming to have seen a newspaper photo of Laura's grandmother promoting an exhibit at a Boston museum, Laura embarks on a journey back through her family's history that reveals love, loss, and a wrenching secret that has been buried for generations.
Subject: Armenians > Fiction.
Armenian Americans > Fiction.
Armenian massacres, 1915-1923 > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > History > 21st century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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