Jon Sensbach | The Sun Magazine

Jon Sensbach

Jon Sensbach is a reformed newspaper reporter, and the week in a Turkish village described in this issue was the climax of a nine-month soul-cleansing journey abroad last year. He is now a graduate student in history at Duke University and lives in Durham, N.C.

— From November 1984
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

A Thousand Years Later

Electricity came to Akcil six weeks before I did. There is only one way to reach the village — the hard way, by the road north to the precipitous edge of Turkey, and that is the road the new power line and I both took.

November 1984
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