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Migration as a cross-cultural marital metaphor? On structuring a Turkish-American memoir (Part 2)


Today, I am going to continue my musing about that elusive “red thread” I wrote about yesterday.  In case you missed it, this relates to the writing of my Turkish-American marital memoir. And in case you don’t know what in … Continue reading

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Searching for the red thread: On structuring a Turkish-American marital memoir (Part 1)


Today, I am going to talk about my elusive “red thread” as it relates to the writing of my Turkish-American marital memoir. My dear friend and soul sister K., also a professor type who edits students’ papers a lot, refers to … Continue reading

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Meet the motley crew of Ottoman Turkish puppets


For those of you just tuning in – or dipping in – to this blog, you might be interested to learn about the little puppets that have moved into my head as I navigate a cross-cultural marriage, but let me … Continue reading

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