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To My Father"s Village by William Kurelek

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Published by Tundra Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Individual Painters - 20th Century,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Art & Art Instruction,
  • Children: Kindergarten,
  • Art - Painting,
  • Ethnic - Other,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Ethnic / Other

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8199966M
ISBN 100887762204
ISBN 109780887762208

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  To My Father's Village Hardcover – September 1, by William Kurelek (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, September 1, "Please retry" Author: William Kurelek. One of School Library Journal’s Best Nonfiction Books of One of Horn Book’s Best Nonfiction Books of As a child, Claire Nivola loved summers in Orani, the village where her father grew up and where her many aunts, uncles, and 50 cousins still lived. She ran freely through the town's cobbled streets with packs of cousins, who quizzed her about America while she took/5.   Winner of the Gold Medal for Best New Voice from IBPA's Ben Franklin () Drawing on accounts from over a dozen witnesses, most never before published, the author recounts the life and death of one village. He follows his father, Boghos Kezerian Pages: Generally speaking, the American picture book memoir tends to focus on families that have immigrated to the States. Dan Yacarrino's All the Way to America is a good example of this. The nice thing about Claire A. Nivola's Orani: My Father's Village is that it goes the other way.

But I’ll never forget our brief foray into my father’s village of Fow Seck at the beginning of the trip. It changed me forever. We first stayed at the White Swan Hotel, a luxury hotel in Guangzhou overlooking the Pearl River. From there, we traveled by van to a smoky hotel in Kaiping, the most convenient point for an overnight stopover. One of School Library Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of One of Horn Book's Best Nonfiction Books of As a child, Claire Nivola loved summers in Orani, the village where her father grew up and where her many aunts, uncles, and 50 cousins still lived. She ran freely through the town's cobbled streets with packs of cousins, who quizzed her about America while she took in all teh simple. My Father's Village is a handsome volume containing Norman's long essay about the village in both English and Italian. It features an introduction by Paul Theroux, in which he compares the Borges/di Giovanni collaboration to a pantomime horse, calls Georgie & Elsa 'a small masterpiece' and once again bemoans the murder of the classic translations. One of School Library Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of One of Horn Book's Best Nonfiction Books of As a child, Claire Nivola loved summers in Orani, the village where her father grew up and where her many aunts, uncles, and 50 cousins still lived. She ran freely through the town's cobbled streets with packs of cousins, who quizzed her about America while she took in all teh simple 4/5(4).

About the Book Drawing on accounts from over a dozen witnesses, most never before published, the author recounts the life and death of one village. He follows his father, Boghos Kezerian Kaloosdian, and other townspeople from the first intimations of violence through deportations, separations, massacres, and escapes, to the establishment of.   To My Father's Village by William Kurelek, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. in my father’s village & other freedom stories things to think of: renovating, trying in a rush to turn the crumbling ground floor of his mother’s house in the old part. Get this from a library! Orani: my father's village. [Claire A Nivola] -- Children's book author Claire A. Nivola explores the village of Orani, the tiny hamlet in the mountains of central Sardinia where her father lived before moving to New York during World War II.