I could not put the book down once I began to read it.
The heartache you experience reading this true account of the widely unknown Pontic Greek, Armenian, and Assyrian genocide in Turkey after WWI will stick with you.
Many thanks to Thea Halo for sharing her mother Sano's story of survival and providing the rest of the world with a true account of life under Ataturk.
One of the best books I've read in a long time. Thea Halo is an excellent writer. Her descriptions were so vivid that I could see and feel the love, pain and courage of her dear... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Amazon Customer
Thank you Turkey for playing your part in 20th century genocide .. Oh no, wait - the deaths of millions of Armenians, Greeks and Assyrians never happened according to their... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Tikoula
For years my father has been telling us of the history of his people - the Pontics -- and what happened in Ordu, Turkey and the hundreds of thousands upon thousands of Greeks and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Annie George
This book opened my eyes to the horrors of the Turks and lets one realize the hardships of oppressed peoples of the Middle East. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Grkguy
I suffered through this book, It was long and slow. I found the style of writing was mundane and didn't make me think or get really engaged in her story. Read morePublished 4 months ago by nanna6
My father went on a similar death march from another part of Greece .. he was 6 years old - his younger sister survived only to die on the ship before landing in N.Y. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Granddad
Well written personal story of a tragedy that many in the West know nothing about. The forced removal of Greeks, Armenians and Assyrians contributed to the Holocaust of WWII, the... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Du Wayne Meliotes