Reading: The Orchards of Ithaca, talk presented at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Hall

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 23, 2004 - 14:00

A Reading and Book signing of: The Orchards of Ithaca, talk presented at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Hall From the Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press In his tenth novel, The Orchards of Ithaca, celebrated Chicago storyteller Harry Mark Petrakis enhances his vigorous naturalism with humor, charm, and revelation. From the street level vantage point of Orestes Panos, a prosperous restaurateur on the eve of his fiftieth year and the coming millennium, Petrakis personalizes humankind's epic struggle between the unresolved guilt and sins of our shared past and the potential of a still untainted future. Harry Mark Petrakis was a visiting Write-in-Residence at the Kazantzakis' Chair at SFSU in 1993. This event was co-sponsored by Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church