Akin Tekin is a German citizen novelist/screenwriter, born in 1944 in Gurun. Although he studied sociology and literature, his greatest interest today concerns environmental issues. He is a a supporter of Greenpeace. The author worked in Germany for several years as a sociologist for the federal government helping foreign immigrants and their families in all legal and social matters. He wrote his first book, "The Ownerless Planet". His newest book, "The Duel at Checkpoint Charlie", depicts life in the Cold War era of divided Berlin after World War II when those who wanted to cross to West Berlin risked their lives to do so. Included are vivid descriptions of both Turkey and the former German Democratic Republic, as well as a love story you are not likely to forget.
He is the award-winner of Yosemite Film Festival / US Screenplay Competition 2017 with his screenplay"The Deep Voice of the Universe"
Author website: www.akintekin.net
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