Gardens of Water

Gardens of Water

Audiobook CD - 2008
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In a small town outside Istanbul, Sinan Basioglu, a devout Kurdish Muslim, wishes to move his family to the safety of his old village in order to take his fifteen-year-old daughter away from the relationship she is having with their neighbour, the seventeen-year-old American son of expatriate teachers. But when a massive earthquake hits the village, the Basioglu family is faced with greater challenges as their survival becomes dependent on their American neighbours.
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, p2008.
ISBN: 9780739358818
0739358812
Branch Call Number: FIC Drew
Characteristics: 10 sound discs (11.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Bramhall, Mark

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Daj_O
Apr 01, 2015

Superb book read very well. Full of subtle nuances and cultural insights set in the aftermath of a massive earthquake.

agorgon Nov 29, 2012

Audiobook highly recommended! The narrator is fantastic.

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antdar00
Feb 17, 2009

what a sad story. very well written. we are given a look at a Muslims family's turmoil after an earthquake. Americans are there to help but memories of his fathers death reminds him Americans made the gun that killed him. A Romeo and Juliet romance with the daughter and American boy. Heartwrenching events affect the daughter and her decisions which ultimately become tragic. a MUST read.

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