The Resource The red-haired woman, Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap

The red-haired woman, Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap

Label
The red-haired woman
Title
The red-haired woman
Statement of responsibility
Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap
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Language
  • eng
  • tur
  • eng
Summary
On the outskirts of a town thirty miles from Istanbul a master well digger and his young apprentice are hired to find water on a barren plain. As they struggle in the summer heat, excavating without luck meter by meter, the two will develop a filial bond neither has known before, not the poor middle-aged bachelor nor the middle-class boy whose father disappeared after being arrested for politically subversive activities. The pair will come to depend on each other, and exchange stories reflecting disparate views of the world. But in the nearby town, where they buy provisions and take their evening break, the boy will find an irresistible diversion. The Red Haired women, an irresistibly alluring member of a travelling theatre company, catches his eye and seems as fascinated by him as he is by her. The young man's wildest dream will be realized, but, when in his distraction, a horrible accident befalls the well-digger, the boy will flee, returning to Istanbul. Only years later will he discover whether he was in fact responsible for his master's death and who the redheaded enchantress was. A beguiling mystery tale of family and romance, of east and west, tradition and modernity.--
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1952-
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Pamuk, Orhan
Dewey number
894/.3533
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Turkish
LC call number
PL248.P34
LC item number
K5713 2017
Literary form
fiction
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Oklap, Ekin
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  • Actresses
  • Accidents
  • Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Friendship
  • Apprentices
  • Accidents
  • Actresses
  • Turkey
Label
The red-haired woman, Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9780451494429
Lccn
2016057733
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)964919730
  • (OCoLC)ocn964919730
Label
The red-haired woman, Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9780451494429
Lccn
2016057733
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)964919730
  • (OCoLC)ocn964919730

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