"A devoted and brilliant achievement." The New York Review of Books
In 1948, as civil war ravaged Greece, children were abducted and sent to communist "camps" behind the Iron Curtain. Eleni Gatzoyiannis, 41, defied the traditions of her small village and the terror of the communist insurgents to arrange for the escape of her three daughters and her son, Nicola. For that act, she was imprisoned, tortured, and executed in cold blood. Nicholas Gage joined his father in Massachusetts at the age of nine and grew up to be a top investigative reporter for the New York Times. And finally he returned to Greece to uncover the story he cared about most -- the story of his mother's heroic life and tragic death.
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"A Story Assigned By Fate...Minutely Observed And Eloquently Rendered."
-- The New York Times Book Review
"A Remarkable Work Of 'Faction'...I can think of no higher praise of this book than to say that it is fit to stand as a monument to Eleni Gatzoyiannis."
-- The New Republic
"Remarkable...Brilliant... Unique...Eleni lives through this book. Her son has done her justice."
-- USA TodayAbout the Author:
Author of Greek Fire and other bestselling books.
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS LTD, 1984. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0345301226