Meet the Authors: Armen Melikian (Journey to Virginland: CATENA)

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Friday, June 28, 2013 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

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Exhibit Hall - Booth 2663
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Journey to Virginland: CATENA

Born into the cultural fragmentation of diaspora and a world citizen by default, the
protagonist, named simply Dog, roams the globe in a Sisyphean quest for home, unable to claim allegiance to either creed or flag.

Catena is Dog’s maiden foray into his ancestral country, where women are perennially struck by virginhood, men remain churlishly Neanderthaline, and a resplendent culture is held hostage by the twin hydras of chauvinism and corruption. It is here, in his self-referential heartland, that a disillusioned and ostracized Dog will be propelled into a consummate search for meaning.

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