The Great Fire

The Great Fire

One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide

Book - 2015
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Relates the true story of Asa Jennings, a YMCA minister from upstate New York who arrived in Smyrna (now Izmir) in 1922 to teach sports to boys, but instead found himself working tirelessly to help rescue more than 250,000 refugees during the genocide of Armenian and Greek Christians.
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780062259882
Branch Call Number: 956.1023 URENECK
Characteristics: xvi, 488 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm


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