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by Peter Balakian
Author: Peter Balakian
Publisher: Basic Books; 1st edition (May 1, 1997)
Category: Biography and Memoir
Subcategory: Arts and Literature
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Black Dog of Fate is the story of Peter Balakian on his journey through life to discover his roots and the fate of his people, the Armenians.
Black Dog of Fate is the story of Peter Balakian on his journey through life to discover his roots and the fate of his people, the Armenians. Through secret stories, documents, poetry, and lost artifacts, Peter is able to piece together his family history through the Armenian genocide and discovers that the past has much influence over the present and future. Peter Balakian is a young man growing up in suburban New Jersey with his parents, grandmother, and aunts when he first hears phrases and fables from his family's origins. Peter realizes early that his family is different from others.
Balakian's memoir Black Dog of Fate (1997) was winner of the PEN/Albrand Prize for memoir and a New York Times Notable Book. The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response (2003) received the 2005 Raphael Lemkin Prize and was a New York Times Notable Book and New York Times and national best seller. Balakian is also the author of Theodore Roethke’s Far Fields (Louisiana State University Press, 1989)
Peter Balakian's memoir is memorable not only for its poetic and heart-moving prose, but for its movement from boyhood memories of a secure .
Peter Balakian's memoir is memorable not only for its poetic and heart-moving prose, but for its movement from boyhood memories of a secure Armenian home to the unspeakable atrocities of the Armenian Genocide. From his keen and sensitive perspective we learn just how far away his gentle, peaceful home in New Jersey was from the Armenian home of his ancestral family where genocide was perpetrated by the Turks against the Armenians. And, yet, how close it remained-and remains forever-in the silent recesses of his family's lives.
Peter Balakian is the author of 7 books of poems including Ozone Journal which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. Other collections include Ziggurat (2010) and June-tree: New and Selected Poems, 1974-2000 (2001). His prose books include Vise and Shadow: Selected Essays on Lyric Imagination, Poetry, Art, and Culture (2015), The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response (HarperCollins, 2004), won the 2005 Raphael Lemkin Prize and was a New York Times Notable Book and a New York Times and national Best Seller. Dyer's Thistle (poems, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
Page iii. BLACK DOG of FATE A MEMOIR. A Member of the Perseus Books Group New York. P et e r ba L a k I a n. Updated 10th anniversary ed. with new chapters. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 978-0-465-01019-6 (alk. paper) 1. Balakian, Peter, 1951--Family.
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Peter Balakian is the Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor of the Humanities at Colgate University.
A poetic memoir traces the author's awakening to his family's Armenian heritage, overshadowed by Turkey's genocide against Armenians in 1915. Peter Balakian is the Donald M. Dyer's Thistle (Carnegie Mellon Poetry (Paperback)).
Peter Balakian is the author of several collections of poetry, including Ozone Journal (2015) .
Peter Balakian is the author of several collections of poetry, including Ozone Journal (2015), winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Ziggurat (2010), whic. Balakian’s memoir of his quest to learn more about his family’s connection to the genocide and diaspora, Black Dog of Fate (1997), won the PEN/Martha Albrand Prize for Memoir and was a New York Times Notable Book. The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response (2003) received the 2005 Raphael Lemkin Prize. He translated, with Nevart Yaghlian, the Armenian poet Siamanto’s Bloody News from My Friend (tr.