Snow

Title
Snow

Author
Pamuk, Orhan, 1952-

Uniform Title
Kar. English

Publication Information
[New York, N.Y.] : Books on Tape, 2007.

ISBN
9781415940136

System Details
Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 266667 KB).
 
Mode of access: World Wide Web.

Language
English

General Note
Downloadable audio file.
 
Title from: Title details screen.
 
Unabridged.
 
Duration: 18:33:22.

Abstract
The profound and moving novel from the winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize for Literature is finally available on audio. Dread, yearning, identity, intrigue, the lethal chemistry between secular doubt and Islamic fanaticism-these are the elements that Orhan Pamuk anneals in this masterful, disquieting novel. An exiled poet named Ka returns to Turkey and travels to the forlorn city of Kars. His ostensible purpose is to report on a wave of suicides among religious girls forbidden to wear their head-scarves. But Ka is also drawn by his memories of the radiant Ipek, now recently divorced. Amid blanketing snowfall and universal suspicion, Ka finds himself pursued by figures ranging from Ipek's ex-husband to a charismatic terrorist. A lost gift returns with ecstatic suddenness. A theatrical evening climaxes in a massacre. And finding god may be the prelude to losing everything else.

Subject Term
Poets, Turkish -- Fiction.

Geographic Term
Kars (Turkey) -- Fiction.

Genre
Political fiction, Turkish.
 
Audiobooks

Added Author
Lee, John.

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