Balakian, Peter BLACK DOG OF FATE: A Memoir
(New York): BasicBooks, (1997). 046500704X / 9780465007042 First edition. Hardcover. Spine ends lightly bumped, else near fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with a tiny closed edge tear and faint creases to the upper spine, and a nick to the lower edge of the rear panel. 289 pages; map of Armenia endpapers, family trees, and sources.
The autobiography of Balakian, an award-winning poet of an Armenian family raised in New Jersey, who attempts to come to terms with his family's difficult history in their native country.