Monday, November 10, 2014

Almost a Turkish Soap Opera
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Almost a Turkish Soap Opera, Volume 1 | [Anne-Rae Vasquez]

Narrated by:  Nicole quinn

A humorous look at arranged marriages, betrayals and affairs...
Finalist New Generation Indie Book Awards 2013. Adel and Kamil, 
two young good-looking Turkish men, try to immigrate to North America. 
Adel's ruthless grand-uncle arranges him to marry Yonka 
(his spoiled obnoxious cousin) in exchange for his immigration 
status in Canada. The problem is Yonka and Adel hate each other. 
The drama heats up even more when Adel has an affair with Nora, 
his beautiful English teacher which ruins Yonka's plans. And to add 
to this, his best friend Kamil has a big secret of his own. How did his 
life turn into a Turkish soap opera? The novel paints a vivid portrayal 
of the lives and struggles of young modern Muslim adults trying to 
make a life in the West.
The story will attract audiences of popular contemporary movies such 
as the Kite Runner and the Brick Lane. Anne-Rae Vasquez's work 
includes Almost a Turkish Soap Opera (released in 2012),
Gathering Dust - a collection of poems, and Teach Yourself Great 
Web Design in a Week, published by (a division of Macmillan Publishing). 
Almost a Turkish Soap Opera was adapted into an award winning feature 
film and web series and is also Anne-Rae's directorial debut and was 
produced by Joseph Khalil, Sababa Emporium Film Productions 
( with AR Films. Updated information can 
be found at
©2012 Anne-Rae Vasquez, AR Publishing (P)2014 Anne-Rae Vasquez, AR Publishing