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Empire & odyssey

Rock Brynner

Empire & odyssey

the Brynners in Far East Russia and beyond

by Rock Brynner

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Published by Steerforth Press in Hanover, NH .
Written in English


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StatementRock Brynner.
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LC ClassificationsCT
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 331 p., [52] p. of plates :
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22742783M
ISBN 101586421026

An exploration of the contemporary influence of the Ottoman Empire on the wider world, as the author uncovers the new Ottoman legacy across Europe and the Middle East. The author’s odyssey began when she looked beyond Turkey’s borders for contemporary traces of the Ottoman Empire. Their years of rule ended a century ago—and yet, travelling through twelve countries from Kosovo to.


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Did not realize the fascinating odyyssey of my favorite actor - yul /5(16). Their lives compose a global odyssey that has come full circle in present-day Vladivostok in Far East Russia, the city built by Jules in the s, where Yul and his father, Boris Julievitch, were born, and which Rock first visited on a lecture tour sponsored by the U.S.

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Brynner has masterfully woven in the last years of Russian history/5(4). The author is the star’s son by B-movie actress Virginia Gilmore. Rock Brynner moved from chess prodigy and child mascot of his father’s rat-packing to hippie rock-’n’-roller, alcoholic and thriller author (The Doomsday Report,etc.) before embarking on Author: Rock Brynner.

Books by Rock Brynner: Empire and Odyssey: The Brynners in Far East Russia and Beyond. Dark Remedy: The Impact of Thalidomide and Its Revival as a Vital Medicine. The Doomsday Report. Mia Farrow: A Memoir - What Falls Away (edited by Rock Brynner) Yul: The Man Who Would Be King.

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It takes place in the fictional world of Katurrah, which is inhabited by sapient versions of Earth first book of The Katurran Odyssey was published in by Simon & Schuster through the transmedia company Imaginosis, and it has been. A journalist born to a Turkish mother and British father engagingly weaves together personal odyssey with Ottoman and contemporary history.

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