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Eleni

Format:  Paperback,

470 pages

Edition: BALLANTINE BKS

Publisher: Random House Inc

Publish Date: Sep 1996

ISBN-13: 9780345410436

ISBN-10: 0345410432

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In 1948, as civil war ravaged Greece, children were abducted and sent to communist "camps" inside the Iron Curtain. Eleni Gatzoyiannis, forty-one, 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 become a top New York Times investigative reporter, honing his skills with one thought in mind: to return to Greece and uncover the one story he cared about most: the story of his mother.
Eleni takes you into the heart a village destroyed in the name of ideals and into the soul of a truly heroic woman.

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Publisher: Random House Inc
Publish Date: Sep 1996
ISBN-13: 9780345410436
ISBN-10: 0345410432
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 470
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.85
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.5 x 8.25 x 1.25
Walmart No.: 978034541043

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In 1948, as civil war ravaged Greece, children were abducted and sent to communist "camps" inside the Iron Curtain. Eleni Gatzoyiannis, forty-one, 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 become a top New York Times investigative reporter, honing his skills with one thought in mind: to return to Greece and uncover the one story he cared about most: the story of his mother.

Eleni takes you into the heart a village destroyed in the name of ideals and into the soul of a truly heroic woman.

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Rated 5 out of 5★ by 1reviewer.
Rated 5 out of 5 A Great History A great history on the Greek Civil war, but told in an exceptionally vivid and engaging manner. A true story of love of family, culture, and endurance. HEART WRENCHING....yet again. 06/15/2014
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