Kevork Ajemian Ruling Over the Ruins

ISBN 13: 9781892123046

Ruling Over the Ruins

3 avg rating
( 1 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781892123046: Ruling Over the Ruins

Ruling over the Ruins is the absorbing love story of a bright young Irish journalist and an aging Armenian lawyer marooned together in war-ravaged Beirut in the early 1990s. Norayr Adrouny has been stranded in the battered capital, his legal career destroyed and his family fled. Patricia Moynihan becomes intrigued by Adrouny's tales of his lost Armenian homeland newly independent from Soviet Russia, and she decides to go there in search of a news angle. She convinces him to journey back to Armenia with her where he finds his relatives he has never met and is greeted as their "head." For him, it is too late. He discovers that he feels less at home with them than Patricia-the outsider who finds their simple mountain life and strong family very compelling. She sees a way to bring their suffering to the notice of a passive world. While Norayr Adrouny is still alone-unable to reconnect, the rootless victim of genocide and diaspora and civil war.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Kevork Ajemian is one of the most prominent contemporary writers of the Armenian Diaspora. He was born in Syria in 1932, the son of exiled survivors. But he has lived for most of his life in Lebanon and is a graduate of the American University of Beirut, where he owns a bookstore. Fifteen of Mr. Ajemian's acclaimed novels, collections of short stories and literary essays have been published in Lebanon during the past thirty-five years. While he continues to write in Armenian, he is equally at home in English and has concentrated on this language for ten years as he has struggled to survive the ongoing civil war in Beirut. He has been acclaimed as a powerful intellectual voice in Armenian freedom movements as his works express the longing, rootlessness, and dispair of diasporan peoples everywhere

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Ajemian, Kevork
Published by Capital Books, Incorporated
ISBN 10: 1892123045 ISBN 13: 9781892123046
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks - Silver Arch
(St Louis, MO, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Capital Books, Incorporated. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G1892123045I5N00

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 5.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Ajemian, Kevork
Published by Capital Books, Incorporated
ISBN 10: 1892123045 ISBN 13: 9781892123046
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Capital Books, Incorporated. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Excellent condition with minimal visible wear. Bookseller Inventory # G1892123045I2N00

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 5.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Ajemian, Kevork
Published by Capital Books, Incorporated
ISBN 10: 1892123045 ISBN 13: 9781892123046
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks - Green Earth
(Portland, OR, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Capital Books, Incorporated. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. All pages are undamaged with potentially only a few, small markings. Bookseller Inventory # G1892123045I4N10

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 5.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Kevork Ajemian
Published by Capital Books
ISBN 10: 1892123045 ISBN 13: 9781892123046
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Free Shipping Books
(Toledo, OH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Capital Books. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Bookseller Inventory # 2847406726

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 5.23
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Kevork Ajemian
ISBN 10: 1892123045 ISBN 13: 9781892123046
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BookHolders
(Gambrills, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Good. [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ][ Ships Daily ] [ Underlining/Highlighting: NONE ] [ Writing: NONE ] [ Edition: First ] Publisher: Capital Books Pub Date: 4/1/1999 Binding: Hardcover Pages: 262 First edition. Bookseller Inventory # 5500372

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 1.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.25
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Ajemian, Kevork
Published by Capital Books (1999)
ISBN 10: 1892123045 ISBN 13: 9781892123046
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Half Price Books Inc.
(Dallas, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Capital Books, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Bookseller Inventory # S_186898312

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 4.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Kevork Ajemian
Published by Capital Books (1998)
ISBN 10: 1892123045 ISBN 13: 9781892123046
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Capital Books, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1892123045

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 8.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Kevork Ajemian
Published by Capital Books (1999)
ISBN 10: 1892123045 ISBN 13: 9781892123046
Used Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Capital Books, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 1892123045

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 87.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds