My Armenian Heritage

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American born Armenian, Sooren Apkarian, a lifelong member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) in Michigan, spent a working life of 38 years in a cold-rolled steel mill (Detroit Steel Corporation). He was employed as a Steelworker in Detroit. He retired in 1985 and set about writing his memoirs. “My Armenian Heritage” is the autobiographical narrative of Sooren Apkarian’s roots, his development as an Armenian nationalist, and his two voyages to his ancestral homeland in 1971 and 1975. On his trips Sooren was overwhelmed with emotional feelings, family and food. From his shocking meeting with his paternal uncle Avo, a near facsimile of his father, to gatherings with daily waves of dozens of previously unknown relatives, each of whom was giddy with excitement and who shocked the author with their love and hospitality. This work covers the gamut of family relations, the yearning for familial love, the detrimental effects of communism, national pride and... More > Armenian history.< Less
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  • By bella_panattoni
    Oct 28, 2009
    An in depth, insightful and educational account of one mans journey of self discovery into a versical understanding of his heritage. Honestly written, the author has composed a literary symphony of perfectly placed emotional notes, during both dark and light moments the reader is invited on an emotional ride that leaves them wanting more. A fantastic book!
  • By panatton
    Jul 13, 2008
    "My Armenian Heritage" This delightful book takes you on a trip, makes you laugh, and brings a tear to the eye. It is written in a narrative diary style that is easy to read and highly informative,too! Great value for money. If you are interested in Armenia and families, mixed in with the USA vs Russia, this is for you! I couldn't put it down and enjoyed every minute of it, thank you!
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Sooren Apkarian
September 30, 2011
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