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Istanbul: Memories and the City

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Istanbul is a shimmering evocation, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world's great cities, by its foremost writer. Orhan Pamuk, winner of the Nobel Prize in 2006, was born in Istanbul, 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 Ottoman Empire. As he companionably guides us across the ...

Istanbul: Memories and the City 2006, Vintage Books USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400033881

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Istanbul: Memories and the City 2006, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571218332

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Istanbul: Memories and the City 2005, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400040957

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