The Resource 10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world, Elif Shafak

10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world, Elif Shafak

Label
10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world
Title
10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world
Statement of responsibility
Elif Shafak
Title variation
Ten minutes thirty-eight seconds in this strange world
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Our brains stay active for ten minutes after our heart stops beating. For Tequila Leila, each minute brings with it a new memory: growing up with her father and his two wives in a grand old house in a quiet Turkish town; watching the women gossip and wax their legs while the men went to mosque; sneaking cigarettes and Western magazines on her way home from school; running away to Istanbul to escape an unwelcome marriage; falling in love with a student who seeks shelter from a riot in the brothel where she works. Most importantly, each memory reminds Leila of the five friends she met along the way - the friends who are now desperately trying to find her
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10778512
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shafak, Elif
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Memory
  • Missing persons
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Friendship
  • Istanbul (Turkey)
Target audience
adult
Label
10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world, Elif Shafak
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780241293874
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration, map
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world, Elif Shafak
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780241293874
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration, map
Specific material designation
regular print

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