The Circles of Life: My Ukrainian Family's Odyssey of Secrets, Love and Survival

Ana Aizic paizic@hotmail.com 754957385787

DRAMA FAMILY MEMOIR

Across The Centuries

Ana Aizic

Logline

An Epistolary Novel about tamed little girl [growing behind an Iron Curtain of an oppressed regime in a beautiful port city of Odessa, Ukraine] journey of self-discovery, after she opens Pandora box of multi-generational survivors tales.. her own survival [murder, cancer...] begins and she reinvents self, Phoenix-like rises from the ashes of dark family secrets.

Genre

Drama, Family, Memoir

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Three: 1.Odessa,Ukraine 2.Ashkelon,Israel 3.NY,USA

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2014

Starting Description

multi-generational journey, living through revolutions, world wars, and ultimately their immigration from the Ukraine to the United States, reveals how, despite a penchant for tragedy that seems to follow her family from Odessa to Israel and to America, the seemingly unbearable is somehow overcomes

Ending Description

To end this amazing journey which began with the crossing of three continents, the author visits her mother in Israel and receives closure as dark secrets are revealed. With this newfound knowledge, author closes the Pandora's box.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Quest

Main Character Details

Name: Anna

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Tame, Artist, Designer, Painter, Musician, Cancer Survivor, Optimist.

Additional Character Details

Name: Meir aka ZEIDA

Age: 70

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Visionary, Strong Moral Code, Loyal, Multilingual Intellectual, Mathematician,

Additional Character Details

Name: Emil

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Idealist, Charismatic, Playful, Handsome, Talented

Additional Character Details

Name: Alla

Age: 60

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Positive, Humble, Nurturing, Charming

Logline

An Epistolary Novel about tamed little girl [growing behind an Iron Curtain of an oppressed regime in a beautiful port city of Odessa, Ukraine] journey of self-discovery, after she opens Pandora box of multi-generational survivors tales.. her own survival [murder, cancer...] begins and she reinvents self, Phoenix-like rises from the ashes of dark family secrets.

Short Summary

multi-generational journey, living through revolutions, world wars, and ultimately their immigration from the Ukraine to the United States, reveals how, despite a penchant for tragedy that seems to follow her family from Odessa to Israel and to America, the seemingly unbearable is somehow overcomes


To end this amazing journey which began with the crossing of three continents, the author visits her mother in Israel and receives closure as dark secrets are revealed. With this newfound knowledge, author closes the Pandora's box.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Quest

Characters

Main Character

Name: Anna

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Tame, Artist, Designer, Painter, Musician, Cancer Survivor, Optimist.

Character 1

Name: Meir aka ZEIDA

Age: 70

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Visionary, Strong Moral Code, Loyal, Multilingual Intellectual, Mathematician,

Character 2

Name: Emil

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Idealist, Charismatic, Playful, Handsome, Talented

Character 3

Name: Alla

Age: 60

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Positive, Humble, Nurturing, Charming

Supplemental Materials

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