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North of Ithaka : A Granddaughter Returns to Greece and Discovers Her Roots
by Eleni N. Gage




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In "North of Ithaka," Eleni Gage returns to the remote Greek village of Lia, where her father was born and her grandmother murdered, to rebuild the ruins of her namesake's home and come to terms with her family's tragic history. In doing so, she leaves behind a sparkling social life and successful career to continue the tale of a family and a place which her father, Nicholas Gage, made famous over twenty years ago with his international bestseller, "Eleni." Along the way she survives humorous misadventures, absorbs fascinating folklore, and comes to understand that memories of the dead can bring new life to the present. Part travel memoir and part family saga, "North of Ithaka" is, above all, a journey home.

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Overview

In "North of Ithaka," Eleni Gage returns to the remote Greek village of Lia, where her father was born and her grandmother murdered, to rebuild the ruins of her namesake's home and come to terms with her family's tragic history. In doing so, she leaves behind a sparkling social life and successful career to continue the tale of a family and a place which her father, Nicholas Gage, made famous over twenty years ago with his international bestseller, "Eleni." Along the way she survives humorous misadventures, absorbs fascinating folklore, and comes to understand that memories of the dead can bring new life to the present. Part travel memoir and part family saga, "North of Ithaka" is, above all, a journey home.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780312340292
  • ISBN-10: 031234029X
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
  • Publish Date: April 2006
  • Page Count: 304
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds


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