Ghost of the Sun

In "Ghost of the Sun," celebrated novelist Harry Mark Petrakis reintroduces his most memorable creation: Leonidas Matsoukas, the larger-than-life hero of Petrakis' classic novel, "A Dream of Kings."

Now, eight years later, he returns from Greece, where he had been imprisonment and tortured, to the Greek- American Chicago neighborhood where he had lived with his family, but all has changed. More

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Language: English
ISBN: 9781466146839
About Harry Mark Petrakis

Harry Mark Petrakis is the author of twenty-three books, short-stories, and essays, and has been nominated twice for the National Book Award. His books include the 'A Dream of Kings' (1966), set in Chicago, which was a New York Times bestseller. It was published in twelve foreign editions and was made into a motion picture (1969) starring Anthony Quinn. He has won the O. Henry Award, and received awards from Friends of American Writers, Friends of Literature, and the Society of Midland Authors. He was the Nikos Kazantzakis Chair in Modern Greek Studies at San Francisco State University and the McGuffy Visiting Lecturer at Ohio University. In 2004, the American College of Greece in Athens presented him with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree.

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