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Bitter lemons : life on a Mediterranean island, Lawrence Durrell, (electronic resource)

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Bitter lemons : life on a Mediterranean island
Title
Bitter lemons
Title remainder
life on a Mediterranean island
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Durrell
Title variation
Bitter lemons of Cyprus
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1953, as the British Empire relaxes its grip upon the world, the island of Cyprus bucks for independence. Some cry for union with Athens, others for an arrangement that would split the island down the middle, giving half to the Greeks and the rest to the Turks. For centuries, the battle for the Mediterranean has been fought on this tiny spit of land, and now Cyprus threatens to rip itself in half. Into this escalating conflict steps Lawrence Durrell--poet, novelist, and a former British government official. After years serving the Crown in the Balkans, he yearns for a return to the island lifestyle of his youth. With humor, grace, and passable Greek, Durrell buys a house, secures a job, and settles in for quiet living, happy to put up his feet until the natives begin to consider wringing his neck. More than a travel memoir, this is an elegant picture of island life in a changing world
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
FN4
Dewey number
956.93/03
Index
index present
LC call number
DS54
LC item number
.D87 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Bitter lemons : life on a Mediterranean island, Lawrence Durrell, (electronic resource)
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Bitter lemons : life on a Mediterranean island, Lawrence Durrell, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/MDAxMDE5LTExNDk3NjA0
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Originally published: New York : Dutton, c1957
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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multicolored
Control code
ocn796839772
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Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781453261620
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote

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