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Girl from the Golden Horn

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ISBN-10: 140003082X

ISBN-13: 9781400030828

Edition: 2002

Authors: Kurban Said

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Set in 1928, Kurban Said’s classic novel of thwarted love, exile, and desire explores the clash of values between conservative prewar Istanbul and decadent postwar Berlin, as well as the tensions between Muslims and Christians. Ultimately, it is the story of one girl’s choice between two worlds. Asiadeh Anbara and her father, once members of the Turkish royal court, have fled the collapse of the Ottoman empire to start a new life in Berlin. Years earlier Asiadeh had been engaged to a Turkish prince, but now, under the spell of the West, the nineteen-year-old Muslim girl falls in love and marries a Viennese doctor, an “unbeliever.” When the prince reappears, Asiadeh finds herself torn…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/21/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Kurban Said was the pseudonym of Lev Nussimbaum, who grew up in Baku and died in Italy in 1942.