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Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Older men -- Fiction,
  • Turkish Americans -- Fiction,
  • Dreams -- Fiction,
  • Reminiscing in old age -- Fiction,
  • Armenian massacres, 1915-1923 -- Turkey -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementM.T. Mustian.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.U843 R48 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24028830M
ISBN 109780399156342
LC Control Number2010000642
OCLC/WorldCa501402169

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About The Gendarme. To most people, Emmett Conn is a confused old World War I veteran, fading in and out of senility. But in his mind, Emmett is haunted by events he’d long forgotten. In his dreams, he’s a gendarme, a soldier marching Armenians out of Turkey. He commits unspeakable acts. A gendarme was a heavy cavalryman of noble birth, primarily serving in the French army from the Late Medieval to the Early Modern periods of European history. Their heyday was in the late 15th to midth centuries, when they provided the Kings of France with a potent regular force of heavily-armoured lance-armed cavalry which, when properly employed in combination with pikemen and artillery. GENDARME AT WORK by Richardson, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The information about The Gendarme shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the.

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