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- DescriptionIn 1921, a small group of self-appointed patriots set out to avenge the deaths of almost one million victims of the Armenian Gecide. They named their operation Nemesis after the Greek goddess of retribution. Over several years, the men tracked down and assassinated former Turkish leaders. The story of this secret operation has never been fully told until w. Eric Bogosian goes beyond simply telling the story of this cadre of Armenian assassins to set the killings in context by providing a summation of the Ottoman and Armenian history as well as the history of the gecide itself. Casting fresh light on one of the great crimes of the twentieth century and one of history's most remarkable acts of political retribution, and drawing upon years of new research across multiple continents, OPERATION NEMESIS is both a riveting read and a profound examination of evil, revenge and the costs of violence.
- Author BiographyEric Bogosian is an actor, playwright, and novelist of Armenian descent. He was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for his play Talk Radio, and is the recipient of Berlin Film Festival's Silver Bear Award, several Obie Awards, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. He is also the author of three novels.
- Author(s)Eric Bogosian
- PublisherLittle, Brown & Company
- Date of Publication25/06/2015
- SubjectHistory: World & General
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintLittle, Brown & Company
- Content Note20 b/w photos + 5 maps
- Weight650 g
- Width163 mm
- Height239 mm
- Spine48 mm
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