Katzen wäscht man nicht
A childhood in Istanbul
Translated from Turkish by Hasibe Kalkan-Kocabay
Baobab Series by Nagel & Kimche, 1997
Out of print
Ages 10 and up
Ayse finds it difficult to find her feet in Instanbul. Her new school in the city is very different to her old one in the village. And there isn't enough money to live - Ayse's mother goes to Germany. Gradually the letters and the money stop coming. Has she forgotten her family?
Original: »Ayse‘nin Günleri« © 1993 by Gülsüm Cengiz