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ANADOL, Kemal

Writer and politician (b. 25 November 1941, Safranbolu / Zonguldak). His full name is Kıvılcım Kemal Anadol. He is son of the poet and writer Mustafa Zihni Anadol. He attended Karadeniz Ereğlisi Alemdar Primary School, Karadeniz Ereğlisi Secondary School and graduated from Ankara Atatürk High School and Ankara University, Faculty of Law. He worked as a lawyer and journalist in Karadeniz Ereğlisi between 1966 and 1973. He was elected as a parliamentary deputy for Zonguldak in 1977 and İzmir deputy in 1987. He was imprisoned for a time after the military coup on 12 September. He continues his studies in İzmir. He is a member of the Writers Syndicate of Turkey.

His many articles on politics, law and the environment have been published in the newspapers Memleket (Ereğli- Zonguldak, founder, editor, 1966-73), Cumhuriyet, Yeni Yüzyıl and in various reviews. His book Kartal Maltepe’den Sağmalcılar’a İnsan Manzaraları (Portraits of People from Kartal Maltepe to Sağmalcılar) was translated into Greek in 1989. He won the Cumhuriyet Newspaper Yunus Nadi Article Award in 1963 and the Communication Special Award at the Abdi İpekçi Peace and Friendship Award in 1994.

WORKS:

MEMOIR-RESEARCH: 12 Eylül Günleri (Days After 12 September, 1987), Kartal Maltepe’den Sağmalcılar’a İnsan Manzaraları (Portraits of People from Kartal Maltepe to Sağmalcılar, 1988), Milattan Sonra (Anno Domini, 1989), Termik Santrallere Hayır (No to Thermal Electric Power Plants, 1991).

NOVEL: Karşı Yaka Memleket (The Other Side is Home, 1998), Büyük Ayrılık (The Great Separation, 2003).

COLLECTION: Geleceğin Turizmi Olarak Soft Turizmin Rekabet Avantajları (Competition Advantages of Soft Tourism as the Tourism of Future, 1996).