GROWING UP GREEK IN CHICAGO
The Ups and Down of an Ethnic Identity
Straddling two cultures can be tough—but it can also be a blessing!
In this nostalgic memoir, American author Alexander Rassogianis celebrates his Greek ethnicity and the joy of having two cultures from which to draw enrichment. The book is a collection of vignettes from Alexander’s childhood that will entertain and amuse. From creating a nickname, Al, in elementary school (what could be more American than that?), ditching Greek school to play Ping-Pong at Columbus Park, and finding his mother’s Greek pastry after she spent hours trying to hide it, Alexander shares what it was like Growing Up Greek in Chicago.
Format: 5.5 x 8.5 Black & White Dust-Jacketed Hardback, 147 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Feb 28, 2023)
Genre: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
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