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Description - Tales from the Expat Harem by Anastasia M. Ashman

As the Western world struggles to comprehend the paradoxes of modern Turkey, Tales from the Expat Harem reveals its most personal nuances. This illuminating anthology provides a window into the country from the perspective of thirty-two expatriates from seven different nations,artists, entrepreneurs, Peace Corps volunteers, archaeologists, missionaries, and others,who established lives in Turkey for work, love, or adventure. Through narrative essays covering the last four decades, these diverse women unveil the mystique of the Orient," describe religious conflict, embrace cultural discovery, and maneuver familial traditions, customs, and responsibilities. Poignant, humorous, and transcendent, the essays take readers to weddings and workplaces, down cobbled Byzantine streets, into boisterous bazaars along the Silk Road, and deep into the feminine stronghold of steamy Ottoman bathhouses. The outcome is a stunning collection of voices from women suspended between two homes as they redefine their identities and reshape their worldviews.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781580051552
ISBN-10: 1580051553
Format: Paperback
(188mm x 146mm x 18mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Seal Press
Publisher: Seal Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Anastasia M. Ashman

Anastasia M. Ashman is a career essayist specializing in personal tales of cultural adventure. She has spent ten years working for literary agents and producers of film, television, and Broadway theater