DESCRIPTION: The novel, now in its second printing describes the culture and traditions that the Greek men and women brought with them when they emigrated to America in the early 1900's. They came from a land where people were obsessed with the past, to America where only the future mattered.. Most of the events take place in villages in Greece and the teeming streets of Boston. Many of the characters really existed as evidenced by actual photographs. It is a novel about real people. It reveals their imperfections as they take risks, prosper, fail, laugh and love, but always continue the struggle to improve their lives and those of their children.
Publisher's comments. Mr Douros spent the first years of his life in the ethnic neighborhoods of Boston, absorbing the culture. and listening to stories of the past In later years he was a corporate executive, an entrepreneur, consultant, consultant and the father of four sons. He is in the process of revising "These Are The Things Papoo Told Me, a collection of translated parables and short stories.." His next work now in progresss is "The Barretts of Shelburne, Ship Builders of Vermont. of Vermont.Review:
Carved in Stone the Greek Heritage won the Best Book for 1999/2000 as well as six other awards -- Sacramento Publishers Association
Governor Grey Davis issues a commendation "Carved in Stone captures the esence on Greek immigration in the 1900's" -- California Governor's office
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Descrizione libro Five and Dot Corp, 1999. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0967059313
Descrizione libro Five and Dot Corp, 1999. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110967059313