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Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan, 1915-1919

an Armenian boy"s memoir of survival

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Published by Maiden Lane Press in Bronxville, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesChʻors tari Kʻiwrtistani leṛnerun mēj
StatementAram Haigaz ; English translation by Iris H. Chekenian
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination363 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25952008M
ISBN 101940210062
ISBN 109781940210063

  Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan Ma By Marly Rusoff FOUR YEARS IN THE MOUNTAINS OF KURDISTAN Aram Haigaz first-hand account of his exile following the Armenian Genocide of , makes Kirkus Reviews’ list of essential reads on this long neglected historical tragedy. Aram Haigaz is the author of Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan ( avg rating, 58 ratings, 13 reviews, published )/5(13).

  In , Archibald Hamilton traveled to Iraqi Kurdistan, having been commissioned to build a road that would stretch from Northern Iraq, through the mountains and gorges of Kurdistan and on to the Iranian border. Now called the Hamilton Road, this was, even by today's standards, a considerable feat of engineering and remains one of the most strategically important roads in the region.   His books. The Fall of the Aerie – The Call of the Race, vol. I – The Call of the Race, vol. II – Shabin Karahisar and Its Heroic Struggle – Four Worlds – Hotel – Yearning – Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan – Live, Children! – .

Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan: An Armenian Boy’s Memoir of Survival () is Aram Haigaz’s firsthand account of surviving the Armenian Genocide of and working as a servant and shepherd among Kurdish tribes for four years.   Four years in the mountains of Kurdistan, an Armenian boy's memoir of survival / Aram Haigaz A true story of an Armenian boy ecaping genocide, living amongst Kurdish captors and coming of age before escaping again to the United States.


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Book Description FOUR YEARS IN THE MOUNTAINS OF KURDISTAN is a remarkable first-hand account by Aram Haigaz, an Armenian author and youthful survivor of the Armenian genocide of This memoir has been made available in English in time for national publicity surrounding the th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide/5(27).

Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan is a saga that appeals to young and old. If you have a child or a grandchild of 15 and over, please gift them a volume and let them explore this extra ordinary story.

You would indeed do a great favor to the development of a young mind. Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan by Aram Haigaz was an inspirational memoir about a young Armenian boy life during and after the Armenian genocide.

Aram recounts his experiences as a servant under the kind but demanding Turkish Beys/5. Be the first. Add tags for "Four years in the mountains of Kurdistan, an Armenian boy's memoir of survival".

FOUR YEARS IN THE MOUNTAINS OF KURDISTAN is a remarkable first-hand account by Aram Haigaz, an Armenian author and youthful survivor of the Armenian genocide of This memoir has been made available in English in time for national publicity surrounding the th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

About the Author/5(49). FOUR YEARS IN THE MOUNTAINS OF KURDISTAN is a remarkable first-hand account by Aram Haigaz, an Armenian author and youthful survivor of the Armenian genocide of This memoir has been made available in English in time for national publicity surrounding the th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

" Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan captures the stark tragedy of the Armenian Genocide in one boy's remarkable story of suffering and s: Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan. Even before you open the book, the title invites your imagination to a faraway, dangerous, and exotic region of the world.

book In when'' Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan An Armenian Boy April 18th, - FOUR YEARS IN THE MOUNTAINS OF KURDISTAN is a remarkable first hand account by. Four Years In the Mountains of Kurdistan (An Armenian Boy's Memoir of Survival).

Iris Haigaz Chekenian is the translator of Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan An Armenian Boy's Memoir of Survival, written by her late father, Aram editorial consultant and writer, Iris Haigaz Chekenian lives in Manhattan.

Originally published in Armenian, "Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan" is (to believe its own jacket copy) a minor classic of Armenian diaspora only now available in English. It is being. An account of tragic years in Armenian history. InHaigaz (), born Aram Chekenian, his mother and sisters became victims of Armenian persecution by Ottoman Turks, forced from their homes to march across the Syrian Desert.

Aram spent four long years living as a slave, servant and shepherd among Kurdish tribes, slowly gaining his captors’ trust. He grew from a boy to a man in these years and his narrative offers readers a remarkable coming of age story as well as a valuable eyewitness to history.

Haigaz was able to escape to the United States in Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan by Aram Haigaz. A vivid portrait of a mountain Kurdish community living in this pre-modern state.

Recommendations from our site Five Books participates in the Amazon Associate program and earns money from qualifying purchases. ‘Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan: An Armenian Boy’s Memoir of Survival, ’ by Aram Haigaz (Maiden Lane, pages, $) In Junethe entire Armenian population of Shabin Karahisar set fire to their homes and fields and headed to a fort on the mountain above the town.

Experiencing Armenia while staying at home can range from enjoying the light movie Lost and Found in Armenia (which I watched on Amazon) to remembering the impact of the genocide in Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan An Armenian Boy’s Memoir of Survival by Aram Haigaz (which I checked out from the library, but there are other options).

Aram spent four long years living as a slave, servant and shepherd among Kurdish tribes, slowly gaining his captors' trust. He grew from a boy to a man in these years and his narrative offers readers a remarkable coming of age story as well as a valuable eyewitness to history.

Haigaz was able to escape to the United States in Maiden Lane Press, Bronxville, NY, for a copy of Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan: by Aram Haigaz (Maiden Lane Press, ), pp., in English. The book was translated by his daughter Iris Haigaz Chekinian.

Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan Aram Haigaz, trans. from the Armenian by Iris Haigaz Chekenian. Maiden Lane, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book.

This year’s festival would be “commemorated in a different way,” said Kurdish politician Barham Salih. It would be a “Newroz of defiance.” Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan: An.Be the first to review “Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan: An Armenian Boy’s Memoir of Survival by Aram Haigaz and Iris Haigaz Chekenian” Cancel reply Your Rating Rate Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very Poor.In the following years, the capital was transferred several times, first from Ahlat to Van, then to Muş and finally to Diyarbakır.

Its area was reduced in and the province of Kurdistan within the Ottoman Empire was abolished in Instead, the former provinces of .