The Resource A Gallipoli soldier's secret, a novel by Buket Uzuner ; translated by: Pelin Thornhill Ariner

A Gallipoli soldier's secret, a novel by Buket Uzuner ; translated by: Pelin Thornhill Ariner

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A Gallipoli soldier's secret
Title
A Gallipoli soldier's secret
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Buket Uzuner ; translated by: Pelin Thornhill Ariner
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • tur
  • eng
Summary
"On a pilgrimage to Turkey to find her great grandfather's grave, a young New Zealand woman stumbles over dark secrets that have been hidden in a village near Gallipoli for decades. They are so sensitive that disclosure threatens embarrassment for villagers and two old foes - New Zealand and Turkey"--Publisher information
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NZNB
Dewey number
894.354
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no index present
Language note
Translated from the Turkish
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
A Gallipoli soldier's secret, a novel by Buket Uzuner ; translated by: Pelin Thornhill Ariner
Label
A Gallipoli soldier's secret, a novel by Buket Uzuner ; translated by: Pelin Thornhill Ariner
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Note
Originally published in Turkish as "Uzun beyaz bulut: Geliolu." Previously published in English as "The long white cloud : Gallipoli."
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
Paperback -The novel A Gallipoli Soldier's Secret is the story of a New Zealand woman's pilgrimage to Turkey to discover the truth about her great-grandfather's fate - a Gallipoli soldier who never returned home. During her search she stumbles over dark secrets which have been hidden in a Turkish village for decades. They are so sensitive that disclosure threatens embarrassment for villagers and two old foes -New Zealand and Turkey. Lyrically written, A Gallipoli Soldier's Secret paints an informative picture of life in a Turkish village, Turkish culture and history, and the suffering and annihilation Turks endured in WWI. It follows the war through the stories of two soldiers - New Zealander Alistair John Taylor and Turk Ali Osman. Their lives converge with unexpected consequences. A Gallipoli Soldier's Secret is unique in that it provides a glimpse of the war from a Turkish perspective. It also vividly reveals village life and a journey of inner conflict and self-discovery
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15390091
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23 cm
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Extent
292 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780473287894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780473287894
  • (NLNZils)1664322
  • (Nz)15390091
  • (OCoLC)903187080

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