Memories and the City
Author(s): Orhan Pamuk
Original Publish Date: Oct 24, 2017
Product Number: EB00694787
Released: Oct 24, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780525519959
Publisher: Knopf
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From the Nobel Prize-winning author of My Name Is Red and Snow, a large-format, deluxe, collectible edition of his beloved memoir about life in Istanbul, with more than 200 added illustrations and a new introduction. 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 hUzUn--that all Istanbullus share: the sadness that comes of living amid the ruins of a lost empire. With cinematic fluidity, Pamuk moves from the lives of his glamorous, unhappy parents to the gorgeous, decrepit mansions overlooking the Bosphorus; from the dawning of his self-consciousness to the writers and painters--both Turkish and foreign--who would shape his consciousness of his city. Like Joyce's Dublin and Borges' Buenos Aires, Pamuk's Istanbul is a triumphant encounter of place and sensibility, beautifully written and immensely moving.

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Author(s): Orhan Pamuk
Narrator(s): John Lee
Product Number Z100035032
Released: Apr 09, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780804127189
Author(s): Orhan Pamuk
Product Number EB00169988
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9780307386489

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