Where Have The Angels Gone Tanya Avakian

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Where Have The Angels Gone  by  Tanya Avakian

Where Have The Angels Gone by Tanya Avakian
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Behind the curtain of the World War One, the Turkish government massacred a million and a half Christian Armenians: men, women and children as part of the turkification of TurkeyCaught amidst these horrors are the two Monkarian brothers: SarkisMoreBehind the curtain of the World War One, the Turkish government massacred a million and a half Christian Armenians: men, women and children as part of the turkification of TurkeyCaught amidst these horrors are the two Monkarian brothers: Sarkis Monkarian who as a teen-age prisoner, witnesses Zeki Bey kill his mother, father and two sisters.

He then witnesses Zeki cut open his pregnant sister’s stomach and throw the fetus into the dust. After Sarkis escapes, he joins a guerrilla band, and eventually becomes a captain in the Russian army. Later, he quits the army and leads a guerrilla band in pursuit of Zeki Bey.Krikor Monkarian, Sarkis’ older brother, graduates from Boston College as a linguist.

Krikor becomes a translation clerk for American Ambassador to Turkey, Henry Morgenthau. Krikor’s first field assignments takes him into the mountains and desert as he flees the dreaded Chettis (the Turkish Butcher Battalions who were released prisoners from Turkish prisons). While on this assignment, Krikor searches deportation caravans for the remnants of his family.Their nemesis is Zeki Bey, a Turkish gendarme captain who is eventually promoted to governor of the Der Zor province. In the opening chapter, as Sarkis escapes he kills Zeki’s only brother.

Zeki vows to kill Sarkis. Throughout the novel Zeki pursues both brothers.Several documented historical events are portrayed.



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