In Front of the Eyes of the World: The Memoirs of Setrak Timourian
By Setrak Timourian, Translated by N. Ipek Huner, Edited by Vahe Tachjian, Yasar Tolga Cora, Murat Cankara, and Barlow Der Mugrdechian
This memoir gives the reader a fascinating and detailed story of the life of Setrak Timourian. Timourian, born in 1860 in Kayseri, documented in a thorough manner, his life, the life of his family, and his many adventures. Timourian lived during an eventful period in Armenian and Ottoman Turkish history and thus provided insight into the life of Armenians. His travels to Constantinople and then later to the United States chronicle his life as a carpet merchant and the many challenges that he faced. He also recorded his own views on the important events of the day. In Front of the Eyes of the World: The Memoirs of Setrak Timourian is an invaluable record of one man’s indomitable spirit and enthralling life story.
The Press at California State University, Fresno (2023)