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Uzun Ali: Shame and Salvation Ozay Mehmet

Uzun Ali: Shame and Salvation

Ozay Mehmet

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ISBN : 9781842902363
Paperback
440 pages
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UZUN ALI: SHAME AND SALVATION is a family story of Cyprus as it was at the end of the 19th century...It is a world of Zaptiehs (police), bandits, Aghas (landlords) and divided communities... told as a story of family members, in three generationsMoreUZUN ALI: SHAME AND SALVATION is a family story of Cyprus as it was at the end of the 19th century...It is a world of Zaptiehs (police), bandits, Aghas (landlords) and divided communities... told as a story of family members, in three generations over 130 years, as they lived, loved and struggled in Ottoman, British, and the War years, through decades of violence and the short-lived independence in 1960. The bittersweet story of the Uzun Ali family unfolds in such diverse places, as Canada, England, Turkey, Uganda and Liberia but the glue that binds all is Cyprus.