Snow / by Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Maureen Freely ; with an introduction by Margaret Atwood ; with a postscript by Orhan Pamuk.

Pamuk, Orhan, 1952- (Author). Freely, Maureen, 1952- (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 4 copies at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 2 copies at Anderson County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library F Pamuk Orhan (Text) 27178458 Adult Fiction Available -
 Presented by: the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University, 2013. [ SM/TS 04-04-2013 @ ACL-MAIN ]
Anderson - Pendleton Branch F Pamuk Orhan (Text) 27178466 Adult Fiction Checked out 01/06/2015
 Presented by: the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University, 2013. [ SM/TS 04-04-2013 @ ACL-MAIN ]
Anderson - Powdersville Branch F Pamuk Orhan (Text) 27178474 Adult Fiction Available -
 Presented by: the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University, 2013. [ SM/TS 04-04-2013 @ ACL-MAIN ]

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307700889
  • ISBN: 0307700887
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 460 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Everyman's Library, 2011, c2004.

Content descriptions

General Note: "This is a Borzoi book."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: The journey to Kars -- The outlying districts -- Poverty and history -- Ka meets Ipek in the New Life Pastry Shop -- The first and last conversation between the murderer and his victim -- Love, religion, and poetry: Muhtar's sad story -- At party headquarters, police headquarters, and once again in the streets -- Blue and R�stem -- A nonbeliever who does not want to kill himself -- Snow and happiness -- Ka with Sheikh Efendi -- The sad story of Necip and Hicran -- A walk through the snow with Kadife -- The dinner conversation turns to love, head scarves, and suicide -- At the National Theater -- Necip describes his landscape and Ka recites his poem -- A play about a girl who burns her head scarf -- A revolution onstage -- The night of the revolution -- While Ka slept and when he woke the next morning -- Ka in the cold rooms of terror -- Sunay Zaim's military and theatrical careers -- With Sunay at military headquarters -- The six-sided snowflake -- Ka with Kadife in the hotel room -- Blue's statement to the west -- Ka urges Turgut Bey to sign the statement -- Ka with Ipek in the hotel room -- In Frankfurt -- A short spell of happiness -- The secret meeting at the Hotel Asia -- On love, insignificance, and Blue's disappearance -- The fear of being shot -- The mediator -- Ka with Blue in his cell -- Bargaining in which life vies with theater, and art with politics -- Preparations for the play to end all plays -- An enforced visit -- Ka and Ipek meet at the hotel -- The first half of the chapter -- The missing green notebook -- From Ipek's point of view -- The final act -- Four years later, in Kars.
Summary, etc.: After years of political exile in Western Europe, Ka returns to Istanbul to attend his mother's funeral, where he learns of a series of bizarre events that have changed his childhood hometown and threaten its future.
Language Note: Translated from the Turkish.
Subject: Journalist > Turkey > Fiction.
Turkey > Social conditions > 1960- > Fiction.