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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (914 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mark Mustian Narrator: Neil Shah Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Plagued by failing memory, Emmett Conn dreams he was a gendarme in World War I and that his great love, Araxie, was separated from him after the war. With the lines between past and present blurring more every day, Emmett sets out to find the woman he lost all those decades ago.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Extraordinary…This is a harrowing and truly important novel by a splendid American writer.” Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author
  • “First novelist Mustian writes relentlessly, telling his haunting story in brief bursts of luminous yet entirely unsentimental prose and reminding us that, when life gets bloody, we had better watch out for our own humanity.”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • Selected for the September 2010 Indie Next List

Listener Opinions

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Joanne | 2/18/2014

    " Historical fiction about the Armenian genocide. After the third rape -- which drive the plot -- I put it down. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Brenda | 2/14/2014

    " This book was much hyped, but I was so overwhelmed by the violence and horror, that the humanity (much touted by reviewers) was eclipsed. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Erin | 2/6/2014

    " This is a quick read. It is fiction but based on true events. Expect some disturbing parts as it does refer often to wartimes. I was captivated and read it in a day. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Marjorie Roesinger | 2/6/2014

    " I was expecting a better read than what I got. "

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About the Author
Author Mark Mustian

Mark T. Mustian is an author, attorney, and city commissioner. He lives with his wife and children in Tallahassee, Florida.