America's Adopted Son: The Remarkable Story of an Orphaned Immigrant Boy
This is a remarkable biography of an Armenian boy brought to New York after his father's murder during the Turkish genocide. Despite a disabling injury to his hand and his lacking abilities with the English language, he attends law school and becomes a world renowned lawyer and a Republican Congressional Candidate. His is an amazing story of success from humble immigrant beginnings.
-- Insightful analysis of Middle East personalities and America's policies in the region
-- Discussion of pre- and post- World War II opportunities for immigrants
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The Forgotten Life
An Orphan on the Farm
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