well-digger


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well-digger

n
a person who digs a well
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Mother and son then move away from Istanbul to Gebze where they live with a relative who provides Cem with a better paying job guarding orchards, but Cem is more interested in the work of a nearby well-digger, Master Mahmut, and joins him on his next project as an apprentice.
A young, bookish, apprentice and a master well-digger the former begins to see as more of a father than his own, use ancient methods to dig a well on a plateau outside Istanbul.
Abandoned by his father, he decides to apprentice himself to a well-digger.
Pamuk's newest tale, 'The Red-Haired Woman' follows a well-digger and his apprentice as they struggle to work on barren lands.
Set in the mid-1980s in ystanbul, the book follows a well-digger and his apprentice as they look for water using ancient methods to dig new wells.