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Orhan's Inheritance

Aline Ohanesian

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Format:
Paperback
ISBN:
9781616205300
Published:
01 Mar 2016
Publisher:
Algonquin
Dimensions:
368 pages - 210 x 139 x 23mm

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When Orhan’s brilliant and eccentric grandfather, who built a dynasty out of making kilim rugs, is found dead, submerged in a vat of dye, Orhan inherits the decades-old business. But his grandfather has left the family estate to a stranger thousands of miles away, Seda, an aging woman in a retirement home in Los Angeles. Over time, Orhan begins to unearth the story that eighty-seven-year-old Seda so closely guards--a story that, if it’s told, has the power to undo the legacy upon which Orhan’s family is built and could unravel Orhan’s own future.

Like Anthony Marra’s A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, Téa Obreht’s The Tiger’s Wife, and Adam Johnson’s The Orphan Master’s Son, Ohanesian’s moving debut showcases formidable storytelling talents and powerful truths.

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