A journey that spanned 100 years and three generations unfolds through photographs and memoirs as the author comes to terms with the life of her grandmother, a survivor of the 20th century's first gecide, and through her, the modern history of her people: the Armenians. In captivating photographic detail, the book revisits and explores lost historical lands and landmarks, bringing them together with present-day Armenia to hor an ancient people determined to live on.
Michelle Andonian is an award-winning photographer. Her most personal work tells the stories of Armenian Genocide survivors and the 1988 earthquake and has resulted in several trips to Armenia. As a producer, director, and photographer, she spent a decade photographing children's philanthropic programs around the world. A lifelong Detroiter, she began her career at the Detroit News, where she was nominated for a Pulitzer for a month long assignment in Israel. Robert Ourlian is the foreign policy and national security editor for the Wall Street Journal's Washington bureau and has worked on many of the most significant issues of the past decade. A writer and editor for thirty-six years, he also has worked for the Los Angeles Times and earned journalism's George Polk Award while at the Detroit News, his hometown paper.