A New Greek Odyssey

A New Greek Odyssey

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A young man is taken from Greece to work in Germany as a slave laborer during World War II. He experiences first-hand tribulations and humiliating treatment in war-time Germany, the defeat of Hitler's regime, life as a displaced person in various refugee camps, and eventual immigration to the United States. The characters portrayed in this historical novel include Jews whose families perished in Nazi concentration camps, a Russian aristocrat working as a chef in Switzerland, an Italian black market businessman working as a waiter, Germans who are decent and generous, American soldiers in occupied Germany and others. A range of human feelings-fear, humiliation, hunger, hatred, love, sex, compassion, and most of all hope-are dealt with in this novel.We were asked if we had any medical problems or complaints. We both said we didna#39;t. After the doctor left, Goran asked the woman if there was anything medically wrong with us. a€œNothing that some decent food and rest cana#39;t cure, a€ she anbsp;...

Title:A New Greek Odyssey
Author:George Kostas
Publisher:iUniverse - 2004-04


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