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Gardens of Water - Alan Drew
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Barnes & Noble Discover Great New WritersIn a small village outside Istanbul, Sinan, a struggling Kurdish grocer, hearsan odd and ominous rumbling. In the rush of destruction that follows, hisfirst thought is for his young son, buried beneath the earthquake's debris -then for his wife and daughter. It is an impulse that will torment him foryears to come. Gardens of Water is a stunning and inspiring debut. At its center aretwo families, and the complexities Barnes & Noble Discover Great New WritersIn a small village outside Istanbul, Sinan, a struggling Kurdish grocer, hearsan odd and ominous rumbling. In the rush of destruction that follows, hisfirst thought is for his young son, buried beneath the earthquake's debris -then for his wife and daughter. It is an impulse that will torment him foryears to come. Gardens of Water is a stunning and inspiring debut. At its center aretwo families, and the complexities of culture and faith that divide them. Sinan's 15-year-old daughter, Irem, dreams of escaping the drudgerytradition expects of her and finds refuge and hope in Dylan, the 19-year-oldson of American missionaries. As their love develops through chanceencounters and furtive meetings, Sinan is forced to make decisions bothtragic and inevitable. His inexorable journey to the ultimate betrayal isone, as a father, he could never have imagined. The regrets of age and the passion of youth, the bond between fatherand daughter, the desire for a different life, the desperate longing tohonor tradition while finding a small measure of happiness outside it -these are the themes around which Drew has fashioned his unforgettablenovel. Raw, emotional, and superbly told, Gardens of Water illuminatesmuch more than the differences that divide us; it immerses us in the commonground we all share.(Spring 2008 Selection) Books, Fiction~~Historical, Gardens-of-Water~~Alan-Drew, 964431, Gardens of Water, Alan Drew, 0812978447, Random House Publishing Group, , , , , Random House Publishing Group

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Barnes & Noble Discover Great New WritersIn a small village outside Istanbul, Sinan, a struggling Kurdish grocer, hearsan odd and ominous rumbling. In the rush of destruction that follows, hisfirst thought is for his young son, buried beneath the earthquake's debris -then for his wife and daughter. It is an impulse that will torment him foryears to come. Gardens of Water is a stunning and inspiring debut. At its center aretwo families, and the complexities Barnes & Noble Discover Great New WritersIn a small village outside Istanbul, Sinan, a struggling Kurdish grocer, hearsan odd and ominous rumbling. In the rush of destruction that follows, hisfirst thought is for his young son, buried beneath the earthquake's debris -then for his wife and daughter. It is an impulse that will torment him foryears to come. Gardens of Water is a stunning and inspiring debut. At its center aretwo families, and the complexities of culture and faith that divide them. Sinan's 15-year-old daughter, Irem, dreams of escaping the drudgerytradition expects of her and finds refuge and hope in Dylan, the 19-year-oldson of American missionaries. As their love develops through chanceencounters and furtive meetings, Sinan is forced to make decisions bothtragic and inevitable. His inexorable journey to the ultimate betrayal isone, as a father, he could never have imagined. The regrets of age and the passion of youth, the bond between fatherand daughter, the desire for a different life, the desperate longing tohonor tradition while finding a small measure of happiness outside it -these are the themes around which Drew has fashioned his unforgettablenovel. Raw, emotional, and superbly told, Gardens of Water illuminatesmuch more than the differences that divide us; it immerses us in the commonground we all share.(Spring 2008 Selection) Books, Fiction~~Historical, Gardens-of-Water~~Alan-Drew, , , , , , , , , , Random House Publishing Group

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Gardens of Water: A Novel - Drew, Alan
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[EAN: 9780812978445], [PU: Random House Trade Paperbacks], This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: "Fascinating . . . a remarkable first novel [of] people struggling to define themselves in a world that seems against them." USA Today "A real triumph . . . Alan Drew explores, with respect and understanding, clashes between cultures, faiths, and generations. In the end, we find ourselves feeling close to the characters and their world, as it is the very world in which we live." Yiyun Li, author ofThe Vagrants "Sensitive and thought-provoking,Gardens of Wateris set in a perfectly realized Istanbul, a city where traditionalism and modernity grind together like the fragments of a collapsing building." The New York Times Book Review "A penetrating, tightly focused novel that balances the sweetness of youth and the brooding anxieties of parenthood with a robust understanding of the Muslim-Westerner encounter." Leila Aboulela, author ofThe Translator From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Powerful, emotional, and beautifully written, Drew's stunning first novel brings to life two unforgettable families--one Kurdish, one American--and the sacrifice and love that bind them together.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780812978445
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0812978447
Paperback
Publishing year: 2009
Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE
354 Pages
Weight: 0,254 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0812978447

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