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Nancy Kricorian

Poetry, Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 19981203

A published poet, Nancy Kricorian talks about her first novel, Zabelle, which is loosely based on her grandmother's survival of the Armenian genocide of 1915 and her subsequent immigration to America. Kricorian reads from the book and describes how she uses humor to tell this often serious story. 

| Subject Matter: Family, History, Armenia, Genocide | Interview Year: 1998 | Genre: Poetry, Fiction |

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