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Author Toumani, Meline.

Title There was and there was not : a journey through hate and possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and beyond / Meline Toumani.

Publication Info. New York : Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  327.561 TOUMANI    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  956.6 TOUMANI    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  327.56 TOUMANI    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  956.6 TOUMANI    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  327.54 T64    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  327.56 TOUMANI    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  327.561 TOU    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  956.6201 TOUMANI    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  956.10566 TO    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description x, 286 pages : map ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-286)
Contents Diaspora. When we talk about what happened ; Summer camp, Franklin, Massachusetts, 1989 ; "How did they kill your grandparents?" ; A real Armenian ; False assumptions ; "With this madness, what art could there be? -- "Alternate realities. "So you are a bit mixed up now" ; "Armenians are killers of children" ; January 19, 2007 -- Turkey. Paradoxes ; Language ; Knowing and not knowing ; How to be a Turk ; Official history -- Armenia. Country on maps ; Hello, Homeland! ; Reunions -- Power. The narcissism of small similarities ; Excess baggage ; Soccer diplomacy ; Terms.
Summary A young Armenian-American goes to Turkey in a 'love thine enemy' experiment that becomes a transformative reflection on how we use-- and abuse-- our personal histories.
Subject Toumani, Meline.
Toumani, Meline -- Travel -- Turkey.
Armenian Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Armenian Genocide, 1915-1923 -- Influence.
Genocide -- Armenia -- Psychological aspects.
Armenia -- Relations -- Turkey.
Turkey -- Relations -- Armenia.
Turkey -- Social conditions -- 1960-
Social change -- Turkey.
ISBN 9780805097627
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