Black Dog of Fate: A Memoir - Part V: Bloody News, From Page 199 Through Page 269 Summary & Analysis

Peter Balakian
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Part V: Bloody News, From Page 199 Through Page 269 Summary and Analysis

In "A Document and a Photograph," Peter is given a legal document by Gladys that was filed by Nafina against the Turkish government. In it, Nafina explains that she is filing on behalf of herself and her first husband, Hagop Chilinguirian, who was a U.S. citizen. He came back to Diarbekir in 1909 to arrange his affairs, but was killed on a death march on August 1, 1915. Her marriage to him in 1910 thus made her a U.S. citizen. She is claiming complete ownership of his assets and partial ownership of the assets of her other relatives who also died at the hands of the Turks. For their belongings and Hagop's death, Nafina is asking 68,750 US dollars. Further, she is claiming compensation for the deaths of her father...

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