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The Resource Orhan's Inheritance

Orhan's Inheritance

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Orhan's Inheritance
Title
Orhan's Inheritance
Statement of responsibility
Aline Ohanesian
Title variation
Orhans inheritance
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A strange inheritance reveals troubling secrets for a Turkish family in this "remarkable debut novel" of love, grief, and the Armenian genocide (Minneapolis Star-Tribune).Orhan Türkoglu's grandfather Kemal not only lived through the Armenian Genocide of World War I, but went on to build a dynasty out of his kilim rug business. Now, when Kemal is found dead, submerged in a vat of dye, Orhan must return to the small Turkish village of his youth to pay his respects and claim his inheritance. While Kemal's will leaves the business to Orhan, the family estate has been left to a strange woman no one in the family has ever heard of before. Thousands of miles away in Los Angeles, elderly Seda Melkonian lives in a retirement home for Armenian Americans.Intent on righting this injustice, Orhan travels to California. But his journey unearths a story that, if told, has the power to undo the legacy upon which Orhan's family is built—a story that could unravel his own future."Stunning . . . At turns both subtle and transcendent." —Los Angeles Review of Books"Rich, tragic, compelling, and realized with deep care and insight." —Elle
Summary
Inheriting the family <i>kilim</i> rug dynasty when his eccentric grandfather is found dead, Orhan struggles with will stipulations that leave the family estate to a stranger who holds secrets from the final years of the Ottoman Empire
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Writing style
Character
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10409880
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ohanesian, Aline
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Orhan's Inheritance
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Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781616204914
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Orhan's Inheritance
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781616204914
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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