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Dare to disappoint : growing up in Turkey

First edition.

Year/Format: 2015, Book , 190 pages :
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Summary/Review: "As a child in Izmir, Turkey in the 1980's and 90's, Özge Samancı watched as her country struggled between its traditional religious heritage and the more...
Summary/Review: "As a child in Izmir, Turkey in the 1980's and 90's, Özge Samancı watched as her country struggled between its traditional religious heritage and the new secular westernized world of brand-name products and television stars. In Özge's own family, she struggled to figure out the place where she belonged, too. Her older sister was a perfect student, and her dad hoped Özge would study hard, go to good schools, and become an engineer to find stability in their country's uncertain economic climate. But Özge was a dreamer and wanted adventure. Could she be a scuba diver like Jacques Cousteau? Or should she become a world-famous actress? This touching memoir shows how Özge dared to overcome both her family and her country's expectations to find happiness by being an artist"--
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Publication information: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.
ISBN: 0374316988 (paperback)
ISBN: 9780374316983 (paperback)
Language: English
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Record ID: 3384406
Full edition title: First edition.
Physical description: 190 pages : illustrations (chiefly) ; 23 cm.
Date acquired: January 27, 2016
More creator details: Özge Samancı.
General note: "Margaret Ferguson Books."
Electronic access: Cover image
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