The Olive Grove

The Olive Grove

Travels in Greece

Book - 1997
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This book captures the complexities of a country that is both immersed in ancient mythology and grappling with modern day realities. Author Katherine Kizilos, a daugher of Greek immigrants, travels to fabled islands, troubled border zones, and mountain villages to vividy evoke Greece's landscapes, people, and politics. The Olive Grove tells of other journeys too: the life-changing journey made by the author's emigrant father, the migration of young Greeks to cities, and the tremendous impact of tourism on Greek society.
Publisher: Melbourne ; Oakland : Lonely Planet, 1997
ISBN: 9780864424594
Branch Call Number: 914.95 KIZILOS
Characteristics: 247 p. : maps ; 20 cm


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