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Snow

Author: Orhan Pamuk
Publisher: London : Everyman, 2011, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orhan Pamuk
ISBN: 9781841593388 1841593389 9780307700889 0307700887
OCLC Number: 751109707
Notes: This translation originally published: London : Faber, 2004.
Description: xxvii, 460 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Kar.
Responsibility: Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Maureen Freely ; with an introduction by Margaret Atwood and a postscript by the author.

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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...

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"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...

 
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