The museum of innocence / Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Maureen Freely

Author(s): Pamuk, Orhan, 1952-
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Subjects: Man-woman relationships--Fiction
Istanbul (Turkey)--Fiction
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Turkish (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st North American ed
Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009
LC Classification: P, PL
Physical Description: xi, 535 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
Alternate Title(s): Masumiyet müzesi.
Additional Authors: Freely, Maureen, 1952-
Notes: LCCN: 2009019475
ISBN: 9780307266767
ISBN: 0307266761
Includes index
Summary: It is 1975, a perfect spring in Istanbul. Kemal, scion of one of the city's wealthiest families, is about to become engaged to Sibel, daughter of another prominent family, when he encounters Fusun, a beautiful shopgirl and a distant relation. Thus begins an obsessive but tragic love affair that will transform itself into a compulsive collection of objects--a museum of one man's broken heart--that chronicle Kemal's lovelorn progress and his afflicted heart's reactions
OCLC Number: 303043206
ISBN/ISSN: 9780307266767