Planning to visit Turkey, or just an armchair traveller? Either way this book will give you a feel for the people and country at its heart. Here you will find a vivid portrait of daily life - shopping and dealing with cleaning ladies, high days and holidays - alongside glimpses of extreme nature in the form of earthquakes and forest fires. Added to the mix are tales of teaching people English and Yoga, Ballet and dance, to learners aged three to eighty-three. There is also practical information on how to survive bureaucracy, deal with health care issues, negotiate a contract or get your pension, there are many heart-warming anecdotes which will amuse as well as inform. The three female authors have distinctive styles, born of their varied backgrounds and experiences, but their shared love of this vital country shines through their writing.
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The three co-authors are British women who have lived in Turkey for many years. Arriving there at different times and for very different reasons more than twenty years ago. Tina came as a scientist to a teaching post at a private high school; Celia travelled out as a bride to be', while Ros arrived to set up a choreology department for a state university Conservatoire. Their paths crossed many years later, and they became firm friends. All three fell in love with the people and fascinating culture of the country, and all three have married into it.
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Book Description Austin Macauley, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 312 pages. 7.64x5.12x1.02 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk1849631425
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