The Resource 10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world, Elif Shafak

10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world, Elif Shafak

Label
10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world
Title
10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world
Statement of responsibility
Elif Shafak
Title variation
Ten minutes thirty-eight seconds in this strange world
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"'In the first minute following her death, Tequila Leila's consciousness began to ebb, slowly and steadily, like a tide receding from the shore. Her brain cells, having run out of blood, were now completely deprived of oxygen. But they did not shut down. Not right away...' Our brains stay active for ten minutes after our heart stops beating. For Tequila Leila, each minute brings with it a new memory - growing up with her father and his two wives in a grand old house in a quiet Turkish town; watching the women gossip and wax their legs while the men went to mosque; sneaking cigarettes and Western magazines on her way home from school; running away to Istanbul to escape an unwelcome marriage; falling in love with a student who seeks shelter from a riot in the brothel where she works. Most importantly, each memory reminds Leila of the five friends she met along the way - the friends who are now desperately trying to find her" --
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Publisher description
Awards note
Shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10778512
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shafak, Elif
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.H328
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Reminiscing
  • Female friendship
  • Women
  • Istanbul (Turkey)
Target audience
adult
Label
10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world, Elif Shafak
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes glossary (page 309)
  • "A novel"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9781635574470
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration, map
Label
10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world, Elif Shafak
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes glossary (page 309)
  • "A novel"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9781635574470
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration, map

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