Days of Vengeance

Days of Vengeance is a haunting turn of the 20th Century tale of passion, love, guilt, and punishment that sweeps from the sun-drenched lemon groves of Crete to the poverty of Chicago's "Greek Town" to the grim brutality of western mines and railroad camps. Harry Mark Petrakis displays his remarkable talent for creating characters whose destinies reveal both epic tragedy and redemptive miracles More

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Published: July 13, 2011
Words: 81,760
Language: English
ISBN: 9781465885296
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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