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Birds without wings, Louis de Bernières

Label
Birds without wings
Title
Birds without wings
Statement of responsibility
Louis de Bernières
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is the story of a small coastal town in South West Anatolia in the dying days of the Ottoman Empire told in the richly varied voices of the people - Christians and Muslims of Turkish and Greek and Armenian descent - whose lives are rooted there, intertwined for untold years. There is Iskander, the potter and local font of proverbial wisdom; Karatavuk - Iskander's son - and Mehmetcik, childhood friends whose playground stretches across the hills above the town, where Mehmetcik teaches the illiterate Karatavuk to write Turkish in Greek letters. There are Father Kristoforos and Abdulhamid Hodja, holy men of different faiths who greet each other as "Infidel Efendi"; Rustem Bey, the landlord and protector of the town, whose wife is stoned for the sin of adultery. There is a man known as "the Dog" because of his hideous aspect, who lives among the Lycian tombs; and another known as "the Blasphemer, " who wanders the town cursing God and all of his representatives of all faiths
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Vintage War
Birds without wings, Louis de Bernières
Label
Birds without wings, Louis de Bernières
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Secker and Warburg, 2004 ; Vintage, 2005
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
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Control code
ocn878794135
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Dimensions
18 cm.
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Extent
624 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780099597643
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2360246
  • (OCoLC)878794135

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