By Maureen Freely

Overlook Press, Hardcover, 9781590200742, 398pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2008

The celebrated translator of Orhan Pamuk's Nobel Prize-winning "Snow" offers an arresting vision of contemporary Turkey, in a story of first love, betrayal, and one American girl trapped in the fray.

About the Author
Maureen Freely is a novelist and a professor at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom.