The spotlight today is on Appointment with Yesterday by Christopher Stratakis, a poignant and compelling first novel about the experiences of a Greek boy in WW2.
Plus…if you’re based in the US, there’s a chance to win a print copy of Appointment with Yesterday and a $25 Amazon gift card.
You can enter the giveaway via the tour page (scroll right down to the bottom) by clicking here. Entries must be submitted by 28th October 2017.
About the Book
Appointment with Yesterday tells the story of Yanni, a cheeky and delightful Greek boy growing up in a small town on an island in the eastern Aegean. Left in the care of his loving grandparents, Yanni endures the deprivation and terror of the German occupation during World War II and finally leaves his beloved homeland and family to rejoin the parents who had left him behind to make a better life for themselves in America. Filled with heartbreaking and heart-warming stories of love, devotion, disenchantment, and dashed dreams, Appointment with Yesterday is, ultimately, the story of hardships overcome and a determined boy’s journey toward finding his destiny.
Format: ebook (332 pp.) Publisher: IndieRead
Published: 1st March 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction
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About the Author
Christopher Stratakis was born and raised in Greece. After moving to America, he graduated from Drexel University in 1951 and New York University School of Law in 1955. Shortly after joining the law firm of Poles, Tublin & Patestides in 1960, he became a partner, specializing in admiralty and corporate law. He has written and published several articles, lectured on professional and historical subjects, served as Legal Advisor to several non-profits (pro bono), and was an arbitrator in maritime disputes. In recognition of his extensive community involvement, he has been the recipient of several awards from religious, governmental, and educational institutions.
Mr. Stratakis lives with his wife in New York City. He is the proud father of three and grandfather of three. Appointment with Yesterday is his first novel.
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