GARDENS OF WATER.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Random House, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, set in a small town outside Istanbul in just before and after the devasting earthquake of 1999. This is the story of two families, one Kurdish, the other American, and of the conflicts between freedom and following the traditional ways. The author and his wife were teachers in Turkey for three years, arriving just four days before the quake hit. INSCRIBED on the title page - "---- All the best to you." Includes an interview with the author. 353 pp.
Condition: Fine (a new copy) in illustrated wrappers.