|Series title:||Vintage International Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $16.00|
| Book Description: |
In a crumbling mansion in a gentrified former fishing village on the Turkish coast, the widow Fatma awaits the annual visit of her grandchildren: Faruk, a dissipated historian; his sensitive leftist sister, Nilg#65533;n; and Metin, a high schooler drawn to the fast life of the nouveaux riche. Bedridden, Fatma is attended by her faithful servant Recep, a dwarf--and her late husband's illegitimate son. Mistress and servant share memories, and grievances, from the past. But the arrival...