Dreading and Hoping All: New from Harvard Scholar Nicholas Alahverdian

Nicholas Alahverdian Press
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Nicholas Alahverdian was forced to leave Rhode Island because he was becoming a publicity threat. And Florida was deemed far enough from Rhode Island to continue to keep him in exile where he could contact no soul who could help him.

Alahverdian battled for over a decade of how and when to write his memoirs about growing up as an orphan and eventually attending Harvard University. Microbooks will provide that solution. It is easier for both author and reader.

You can start to see that Nicholas Alahverdian's childhood and adolescence was complex. His experiences cannot merely be contained in one book. That's why he and his colleagues have embraced a non-linear history that details different aspects of his life as an orphan. Whilst he may no longer be the age of an orphan and is an adult, like all of us, with many successes and failures, he still considers himself to be on that vagabond train of life, living with a sense of unrehearsed spontaneity. It is this Dickensian spirit that most orphans possess, this craggy magic bursting within us that pushes us ever further to the next train stop of life, listening for that whistle to blow until we are swept away in the next enthralling adventure. 

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About the author

Nicholas Alahverdian is a Harvard-educated political scientist and sociologist. His primary scholarly focus is the intersection of philology, anthropology, rhetoric, and politics.

Nicholas attended Harvard University where he was advised by Comparative Literature Department chairman John Hamilton and Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney.

Nicholas Alahverdian is renowned for his work in reforming systemic problems in state foster care programs. Alahverdian's studies, academic analyses, and legislative solutions are cited in local and national media.

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Nicholas Alahverdian Press
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Published on
Oct 24, 2019
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Pages
103
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Political
Family & Relationships / Abuse / Child Abuse
Family & Relationships / Adoption & Fostering
Political Science / Comparative Politics
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