skip to content
Snow Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Snow

Author: Orhan Pamuk; Margaret Atwood; Maureen Freely
Publisher: New York : Everyman's Library, 2011.
Series: Everyman's Library, 338
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"Returning to Turkey from exile in the West, Ka is driven by curiosity to investigate a surprising wave of suicides among religious girls forbidden to wear their head scarves in school. But the epicenter of the suicides, the eastern border city of Kars, is also home to the radiant and newly divorced Ipek, a friend of Ka's youth, whom he has never forgotten and whose spirited younger sister is a leader of the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orhan Pamuk; Margaret Atwood; Maureen Freely
ISBN: 9780307700889 0307700887 9781841593388 1841593389
OCLC Number: 699763914
Language Note: In English; translated from the Turkish.
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book."
Originally published: Kar; Istanbul : İletişim, 2002.
Reprint. Previously published: Faber and Faber Limited, 2004.
Description: xxvii, 460 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's Library, 338
Other Titles: Kar.
Responsibility: by Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Maureen Freely ; with an introduction by Margaret Atwood ; and a postscript by the author.

Abstract:

Returning to Turkey from exile in the West, the secular poet Ka is driven by curiosity to investigate a surprising wave of suicides among religious girls forbidden by the government to wear their  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Snow is an in-depth tour of the divided, hopeful, desolate, mystifying Turkish soul. Not only an engrossing feat of tale-spinning, but essential reading for our times." -- Margaret Atwood "A major Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (3)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(5)

User lists with this item (5)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/699763914>
library:oclcnum"699763914"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/699763914>
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdfs:seeAlso
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:author
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:datePublished"2011"
schema:description""Returning to Turkey from exile in the West, Ka is driven by curiosity to investigate a surprising wave of suicides among religious girls forbidden to wear their head scarves in school. But the epicenter of the suicides, the eastern border city of Kars, is also home to the radiant and newly divorced Ipek, a friend of Ka's youth, whom he has never forgotten and whose spirited younger sister is a leader of the rebellious schoolgirls. As a fierce snowstorm descends on Kars, violence between the military and local Islamic radicals begins to explode, and Ka finds his sympathies drawn in unexpected and dramatic directions"--P. [2] of jacket."
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/360168>
schema:genre"Fiction."
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Snow"
schema:numberOfPages"460"
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB0E0096>

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.