Fly Away, Pigeon Tells The Heart Wrenching Story Of A Family Torn Between Emigration And Immigration And Paints Evocative Portraits Of The Former Yugoslavia And Modern Day Switzerland In This Novel, Melinda Nadj Abonji Interweaves Two Narrative Strands, Recounting The History Of Three Generations Of The Kocsis Family And Chronicling Their Hard Won Assimilation Originally Part Of Serbia S Hungarian Speaking Minority In The Vojvodina, The Kocsis Family Immigrates To Switzerland In The Early 1970s When Their Hometown Is Still Part Of The Yugoslav Republic Parents Miklos And Rosza Land In Switzerland Knowing Just One Word Work And After Three Years Of Backbreaking, Menial Work, Both Legal And Illegal, They Are Finally Able To Obtain Visas For Their Two Young Daughters, Ildiko And Nomi, Who Safely Join Them However, For All Their Efforts To Adapt And Assimilate They Still Must Endure Insults And Prejudice From Members Of Their New Community And Helplessly Stand By As The Friends And Family Members They Left Behind Suffer The Maelstrom Of The Balkan War With Tough Minded Nostalgia And Compassionate Realism, Fly Away, Pigeon Illustrates How Much Pain And Loss Even The Most Successful Immigrant Stories Contain It Is A Work That Is Intensely Local, While Grounded In The Histories And Cultures Of Two Distinctive Communities Its Emotions And Struggles Are Universal In The Human Dilemmas It Portrays.
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- 212 pages
- Fly Away, Pigeon
- Melinda Nadj Abonji
- 21 November 2017 Melinda Nadj Abonji