Children's Books (ages 8-12) • Novels
Woman From Ankara
Editor: Mine Soysal
A heart warming last novel from Zeynep Cemali!
Readers of all ages enjoy books by Zeynep Cemali who left her undeniable mark on Turkish literature.She is reaching her readers with her last novel. The story built around the fluctuations between the childhood and adolescence years of Doğa, the daughter of an of environmentalist, idealist family, takes the reader to fruit orchards, flower greenhouses and family relations wrapped with love of nature. The novel relates the exceptional stories of ordinary people reminding us how prejudices can mask the truth.
Doğa, daughter of environmentalist, idealist parents, starts to wonder about her family’s history full of secrets when she meets an old lady in the botanical garden of her parents. The story that begins with her grandfather in the 1940s starts to unfold as Doğa begings to put together the different episodes of the story. Now Doğa understands why her father and uncle are so distant to each other, and the truth behind the mysterious woman from Ankara…
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Zeynep CemaliZeynep Cemali, who brought a masterful deepness to children’s litearature, was born in İstanbul in 1950. During her childhood and youth, she traveled around Anatolia with her father, who was engaged in handicrafts, carpet, and rug trade. Her father’s repetitive saying “to live is to learn,” has largely shaped her life. Her stories for children were published starting in 1991, in magazines like Kumbara (İş Bankası Kültür Publishing), Türkiye Çocuk, Buğday and Vitamin Childrens’ Newspaper distributed in Germany. The success […]
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2011 TÜRKAN SAYLAN
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1st edition: 2010
14th edition: 2022
Barcode: 978 9944 717 465
responsibility • family • motherhood • the right of education • mores • prejudice • discrimination • environmental awareness • gardening • right of education • social