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Midnight at the Pera Palace : the birth of modern Istanbul / Charles King.

King, Charles 1967- (author.).
Book Book (2014.)
Description: xiv, 476 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton and Company, 2014.
6 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 6 total copies.
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Danvers Adult Nonfiction (3rd Floor) DR 731 K56 2014 (Text to Phone) Available -
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  • ISBN: 0393089142 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780393089141 (hbk.)
  • Edition: First edition.
General Note: Text in English.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes discography (pages 449-450), bibliographical references (pages 427-449) and index.
Contents: Grand hotel -- The gray fleet -- Occupation -- Resistance -- Moscow on the Bosphorus -- Konstantinoupolis -- "The post-war world was jazzing" -- "The past is a wound in my heart" -- Modern times -- Beyond the veil -- Living like a squirrel -- Island life -- Queen -- Holy wisdom -- Shadow wars -- Paper trails -- At the Gate of Felicity.
Summary: "In this ... portrait of urban reinvention, Charles King re-creates an era when an ancient city became a global crossroads--a forgotten moment when Europe's closest Muslim metropolis became its vital port of refuge"--Provided by publisher.
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Text in English.
Alternate Title: Pera Palace : the birth of modern Istanbul
Citation: King, Charles. "Midnight at the Pera Palace : the birth of modern Istanbul." New York : W.W. Norton and Company, 2014.
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