Turkish Reflections: A Biography of a Place
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Mary Lee Settle offers us an intimate portrait of a Turkey rarely seen-a land where the cutting of a tree is a crime, where goats are sacrificed to launch state-of-the-art ships,a nd where whole towns emerge at dusk to stroll in the streets. She finds ancient monasteries converted into discos, underground cities carved out of rock, and sleek jet-set yachts alongside camels piled high with copper pots. She follows in the footsteps of emperors and nomads, sultans and shepherds: explores the trails blazed by Alexander the Great, Tamerlane, Genghis Khan, and Ataturk. Turkish Reflections is a cross-country odyssey into history, legend, mystery, and myth. 233 pages, paperback.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 1992
Dimensions: 8.42 X 5.50 X 0.69 (inches)
ISBN: 0671779974
ISBN-13: 9780671779979

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