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Author Gewonean, Sōs.

Title Prior to the "Auction of souls" : based on the novel "Ravished Armenia" by Aurora Mardiganyan / art work by Tigran ; [adapted by Sossi Ghazarian-Kevonian].

Imprint Yerevan : [Heghinakayin hratarakutʻyun], 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Library Connection Non-Fiction    956.62 GEW    Available
Description 80 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 30 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "'The Auction of Souls' is also named 'Ravished Armenia.' It is the title of a book written in 1919 in Armenian by Aurora Mardiganian. In it she gives a detailed account of the terrible experiences she endured during the Armenian Genocide. It is also the title of a Hollywood film that was filmed in 1919. All known complete copies of the film have since been lost. However, Aurora Mardiganian's accounts are still in print."--Page 75.
Includes a list of cast members in "Auction of souls"; a history of the making and showing of the movie in 1919; and a brief explanation and history of The American Committee for Relief in the Near East. Also included is a compilation of letters written between 1915-1930, including one from President Wilson, which encourage monetary contributions to The Committee's causes.
Summary This book tells Aurora Mardiganian's life story as she relays it to a movie director and screen writer prior to the making of the movie, "Auction of souls." It is written as a cartoon, with color sequences displaying her life story from the past, interspersed with black and white sequences displaying her dialogue with the movie director and screen writer.
Subject Mardiganian, Aurora. Ravished Armenia.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Armenia.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Refugees.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Atrocities.
Refugees -- Armenia -- Biography.
Refugees -- United States -- Biography.
Armenian massacres, 1915-1923.
Genre/Form Comics (Graphic works)
Added Author Mardiganian, Aurora. Ravished Armenia.
Tigran, Nkarichʻ.
ISBN 9789939530963

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