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My Greek drama : life, love, and one woman's Olympic effort to bring glory to her country /

A book that captures the burning ambition of the rebellious girl from the island of Crete who "lit" the Olympic torch. Full description

Main Author: Angelopoulos, Gianna, 1955-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Austin, Tex. : Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2013
Edition: 1st ed.
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Contents: Prologue -- Philoxenia -- Family names -- "I don't need a son, I have Gianna!" -- Growing pains -- Escape from Crete -- The golden horse -- A touch of basil -- School days -- Parliamentary steps -- Turkish delights -- Un coup de foudre -- Second chances -- No gain without pain -- Generation next -- Back to university -- London calling -- Sleeping with the enemy -- Athens is in motion -- We court the world -- A gold-medal performance -- A tale of two cities -- Land and water -- Sun Tzu, Machiavelli, and me -- Omens and bumps in the road -- "I will also be there!" -- G force -- Games on -- Last dance -- New pathways and paradigms -- A Greek drama -- Epilogue.
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Neenah Adult Nonfiction 796.48092 An43m Available
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