Rise the Euphrates by Carol Edgarian

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A modern-day Armenian-American girl, Seta Loon finds herself caught between her grandmother, a survivor of the Turkish massacre of Armenians, and her mother, and struggling with her own feelings of conflict and alienation. A first novel. 75,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo. Tour.
 

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Published March 29, 1994 by Random House. 370 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Seventy years after her arrival in America, her favorite granddaughter, Seta Loon, tells how Casard fought with her growing daughter, beautiful, rebellious Araxie, who wanted only to shed her mother's terrible legacy, live a glamorous life, and see the world.

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Is it better to embrace an agonizing past, or to put it aside at the risk of losing one's ethnic identity? Edgarian's strong-voiced first novel embodies this painful question in the story of three gen

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