Set amid the Armenian community in newly occupied Paris, All the Light There Was is a lyrical, finely wrought story about family loyalty, secret love, the many faces of oppression—and the many faces of resistance.
About the Author
Nancy Kricorian, author of the novels Zabelle and Dreams of Bread and Fire, is a widely published poet, essayist, and activist. After graduating from Dartmouth, Nancy studied and worked in Paris before earning an MFA in writing at Columbia University.
"Nancy Kricorian is a gem, her work subtle and nuanced and moving. All the Light There Was brings Nazi-occupied Paris vividly, tragically, and heroically to life."—Chris Bohjalian, author of The Sandcastle Girls and Midwives