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Istanbul: memories and the city

By: Pamuk, Orhan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Vintage International 2004Description: xii, 383 p.ISBN: 97814000338881.Subject(s): Authors, Turkish - 20th century - Biography | Istanbul (Turkey) - Description and travelDDC classification: 949.61 Summary: A shimmering evocation, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world's great cities, by its foremost writer. Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul and still lives in the family apartment building where his mother first held him in her arms. His portrait of his city is thus also a self-portrait, refracted by memory and the melancholy�or h?z?n� that all Istanbullus share: the sadness that comes of living amid the ruins of a lost empire. (http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9781400033881)
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A shimmering evocation, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world's great cities, by its foremost writer. Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul and still lives in the family apartment building where his mother first held him in her arms. His portrait of his city is thus also a self-portrait, refracted by memory and the melancholy�or h?z?n� that all Istanbullus share: the sadness that comes of living amid the ruins of a lost empire. (http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9781400033881)

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