‘Hayal Varsa-If There is a Dream,’ written by Ayşe Beril Altıner, transcends the boundaries of politics to unveil the life journey of a father in the deepest details. The book, focusing on the life of Şinasi Altıner, former Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, narrates the story of a village child who, filled with the power of imagination, reached the summit despite the challenges.
This epic story, beginning in Kapaklı village with Altıner, goes beyond just politics; it delves into a guide for life. The book tells the extraordinary transformation story of Altıner, from childhood to political career, from scarcity to success.
‘If There is a Dream’ is not just the story of a minister but also a father and a leader. It emphasizes how Altıner’s life was enriched and transformed at every moment by the power of dreaming and hope. The book invites readers to understand today and shape tomorrow by following the traces of the past.
With this work, Ayşe Beril Altıner sheds light not only on her father’s life but also on the life of a generation.
“My father’s life story is not only his own but also the story of a generation that shared the same era. By narrating his life’s challenges, achievements, and hope, I hope to be an inspiration for young people and readers of all ages. I consider this book, which I envision as a journey from the past to the future in the light of the past, can contribute to everyone discovering the imagination within themselves.”
‘If There is a Dream’ is not just a biography; it also questions the deep meanings of life and takes readers on an emotional journey.
Brief Information About Ayşe Beril Altıner:
Ayşe Beril Altıner was born in 1968 in Karabük. After studying at TED Karabük College, she completed her undergraduate and doctoral studies in the United States. Currently serving as the CEO of The Insight House company, Altıner lives in Chicago with her husband and three children.