1952; The Macmillan Company publishers, New York; Book Club Edition; hardbound with tan/green boards and brown lettering on spine; book in quite good condition - appears unread; dust jacket good condition; see pics.
Ann Bridge (11 September 1889 – 9 March 1974) is the pseudonym of Mary Ann Dolling (Sanders), Lady O'Malley, also known as Cottie Sanders. Bridge wrote 14 novels, mostly based on her experiences living in foreign countries, one book of short stories, a mystery series, and several autobiographical non-fiction books.
"Feride and Nilufer, accustomed to the elegance and protection of an old, aristocratic society, were suddenly forced - by their love for the men they had married - to become pioneers for the freedom of their countrywomen! The revolution started by the sensational general Mustafa Kemal Ataturk had swept their husbands up in the fight for a new and modern Turkey, while Feride and Nilufer were left behind...And so the two girls, escaping in coarse disguises from a palace overlooking the Bosporus, made their hazardous wasy to Ankara to join their husbands..."