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The Star of Istanbul - a book by Butler, Robert Olen

The Star of Istanbul

The Star of Istanbul( )
Author: Butler, Robert Olen
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

World War I is in full swing. Germany has allied itself with the Ottoman empire, persuading the caliphs of Turkey to declare a jihad on the British empire, as President Woodrow Wilson hesitates to enter the fray. War correspondant and American spy Christopher Marlowe Cobb has been tasked to follow a man named Brauer, a German intellectual and possi

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Thrillers / General
Fiction / Historical
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / War & Military
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.37 x 9.38 x 1.25 Inches
Book Weight:1.386 Pounds
Author Biography
Butler, Robert Olen (Author)
Robert Olen Butler is a novelist, screenwriter, educator, and short-story writer who grew up in Granite City, Illinois.

Butler served in Vietnam. Following the Vietnam War, Butler began writing. His stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, The Paris Review, and The Saturday Review, as well as in four annual editions of the Best American Short Stories and six annual editions of New Stories of the South. A collection of his stories, A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Butler's novels include The Alleys of Eden, Countrymen of Bones, and Sun Dogs. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship in fiction and a National Endowment for the Arts grant. Butler also won the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He teaches creative writing at McNeese State University.


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