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Snow / Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Maureen Freely.

By: Pamuk, OrhanContributor(s): Freely, Maureen [translator. ]Description: xii, 463 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0375706860Subject(s): Freely, Maureen, 1952- | Journalists -- Tuirkey -- Fiction | Turkey -- Social conditions -- 1960 -- FictionDDC classification: 894.3533 LOC classification: PL248 | .P34K36513 2004Awards: "Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature" --Cover Summary: "An exiled poet named Ka returns to Turkey and travels to the forlorn city of Kars. His ostensible purpose is to report on a wave of suicides among religious girls forbidden to wear their head scarves. But Ka is also drawn by his memories of the radiant Ipek, now recently divorced. Amid blanketing snowfall and universal suspicion, Ka finds himself pursued by figures ranging from Ipek's ex-husband to a charismatic terrorist. A lost gift returns with ecstatic suddenness. A theatrical evening climaxes in a massacre. And finding God may be the prelude to losing everything else. Touching, slyly comic and humming with cerebral suspense, Snow is of immense relevance to our present moment." -- Provided by publisher. y
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"Not only an engrossing feat of tale-spinning, but essential reading for our times. (Pamuk is] narrating his country into being." --Margaret Atwood.

"An exiled poet named Ka returns to Turkey and travels to the forlorn city of Kars. His ostensible purpose is to report on a wave of suicides among religious girls forbidden to wear their head scarves. But Ka is also drawn by his memories of the radiant Ipek, now recently divorced.
Amid blanketing snowfall and universal suspicion, Ka finds himself pursued by figures ranging from Ipek's ex-husband to a charismatic terrorist. A lost gift returns with ecstatic suddenness. A theatrical evening climaxes in a massacre. And finding God may be the prelude to losing everything else. Touching, slyly comic and humming with cerebral suspense, Snow is of immense relevance to our present moment." -- Provided by publisher. y

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"Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature" --Cover

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