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10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world

10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world
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Barcode Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
S0004375952 Sha
Adult Fiction General   Griffith . Automatically Renewed . 18 Aug 2021
S0005032913 F Sha
Adult Fiction   Carrathool . Available .  
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ISBN 9780241293874
Call Number F Sha
Author Shafak, Elif 1971
Title 10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world
Place of production London, England : Viking, 2019
Notes 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.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Missing persons
Interpersonal relations
Reminiscing Turkey
Female friendship Turkey
Women Turkey
Subject Added Entry - Geographic Turkey -- Istanbul
Genre General fiction
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