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    • Black Dog of Fate

    • A Memoir
    • By: Peter Balakian
    • Narrated by: Peter Balakian
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    The first-born son of his generation, Peter Balakian grew up in a close, extended family, sheltered by 1950s and '60s New Jersey suburbia. He was immersed in an all-American boyhood defined by rock 'n' roll, adolescent pranks, and a passion for the New York Yankees that he shared with his beloved grandmother. But beneath this sunny world lay the dark specter of the trauma his family and ancestors had experienced: the Turkish government's extermination of more than a million Armenians.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • couldn't put it down

    • By Lorna Boyd on 04-27-15

    Regular price: $24.95