New PDF release: Afternoons in Ithaka

By Spiri Tsintziras

ISBN-10: 0733332080

ISBN-13: 9780733332081

an enthralling memoir of self-discovery, kinfolk, connection and the ability of a tomato. 'I take note crusty just-baked bread, rubbed with juicy tomato flesh, swimming in a puddle of thick eco-friendly olive oil. i'm seven years outdated. I take a seat on a stool in my grandmother's apartment. it's the peak of summer season in a beach village within the south of Greece. We little Aussies consume 'tomato sandwiches' because the relatives chats and laughs and swats flies ...' From the 1st heady style of tomatoes on home-baked bread in her mother's village in Petalidi, to sitting at a taverna a few 30 years later in Ithaka together with her younger family members, Spiri tsintziras is going on a culinary, artistic and religious trip that propels her backward and forward among Europe and Australia. those evocative, humorous and poignant tales discover how foodstuff and tradition, language and song, and other people and their tales aid to create a feeling of that means and identity.

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