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Son of refugees

Ioannis Konstantinos Selinidis

Son of refugees

immigrant to the United States : this is my life

by Ioannis Konstantinos Selinidis

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Published by Xlibris Corp. in [Philadelphia] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Selinidis, Ioannis Konstantinos, -- 1905-1981,
  • Selinidis, K. I. -- 1937-,
  • Refugees -- Greece -- Biography,
  • Refugees -- Turkey -- Biography,
  • Greek Americans -- Biography,
  • Merchant mariners -- United States -- Biography,
  • Greece -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Translated memoirs of Ioannis Konstantinos Selinidis.

    Statement[translated and edited by] K.I. Selinidis.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsSelinidis, K. I. 1937-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT1908.S45 A3 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination626 p. :
    Number of Pages626
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23077221M
    ISBN 109781436338325, 9781436338318
    LC Control Number2008903756

    Separated by continents and decades, the harrowing escape stories of Josef, Isabel, and Mahmoud intertwine. “Pulsating with emotional turmoil, adventure and suspense.” -Kirkus, starred review. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short story collection, THE REFUGEES, could not be more timely or timeless. The deft hand that brought us the searing, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel THE SYMPATHIZER returns with eight tales of disparate refugees. As in his previous work, Nguyen handles the subject matter with empathy and sociopolitical awareness.

      There are million refugees in the world; million under the mandate of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and million Palestinian refugees under the mandate of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).. Syria continues to be the largest source; million Syrians are refugees and million Syrians are displaced of these are children. I was initially drawn to Phuc Tran's new memoir about growing up as the son of Vietnamese refugees because of the playfulness of its title: Sigh, Gone. As it turns out, Tran's loosey-goosey writing style is all over the place in emotional tone and subject — something I might ordinarily find annoying, but kind of appreciate right now.

    Book Summary. Viet Thanh Nguyen's The Sympathizer was one of the most widely and highly praised novels of Nguyen's next fiction book, The Refugees, is a collection of perfectly formed stories written over a period of twenty years, exploring questions of immigration, identity, love, and family.   Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Refugees. Viet Thanh Nguyen was born in Vietnam and came to America as a refugee in , landing first in a refugee camp in Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania and eventually moving to San Jose. His novel The Sympathizer won a slew of awards, including the Pulitzer—maybe you’ve heard of it. His new book is a sharp.


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Parallel stories of three different middle school–aged refugees—Josef from Nazi Germany inIsabel from Cuba, and Mahmoud from Aleppo—eventually intertwine for maximum impact.

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A tour de force from acclaimed author Alan Gratz (Prisoner B), this timely -- and timeless -- novel tells the powerful story of three different children seeking refuge. A New York Times bestseller.

JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in s Nazi Germany. A brutal true story told by three “lost boys” who escaped Sudan via a refugee camp and immigrated to the United States. The writers were children themselves when the events of the book began, and reading it will be an unforgettable experience for mature teens as well as adults.

Little Bee by Chris Cleave. The second piece of fiction by a major new voice in American letters, The Refugees is a beautifully written and sharply observed book about the aspirations of those who leave one country for another, and the relationships and desires for self-fulfillment that define our lives.

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Not everyone would see it as a text about refugees but, for me, the central narrative is about a refugee called Aeneas, after whom the series of books is named. For some people, he’s a classical hero who sets up a new dynasty after fleeing Troy. This is a book full of revelatory truths, moments where we are plunged deeply and painfully into the quotidian experience of the refugee.

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For The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives, he asked 17 fellow refugee writers from across the globe (Mexico, Bosnia, Iran, Afghanistan, Soviet Union, Hungary, Chile, Ethiopia and others) to share their experience as refugees.

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A man named Mahindan and his six-year-old son have survived a harrowing journey and hope to start a.