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Portraits of Prominent Greeks in the U.S.A.

Foreword by U.S. Senator Olympia J. Snowe

The only comprehensive presentation of 63 extraordinary individuals who share not only a Greek heritage, but also the same passion to fulfill their dreams. From scientists to actors, politicians to journalists, business people to artists, this careful selection provides insight into the lives of remarkable individuals who excelled through hard work and persistence. They are the living proof of the "American Dream", yet they have not forgotten their Greek roots. Each person is presented in a four-page section comprised of portrait and documentary photographs, specifically taken for this edition, along with biograpical information of 1000 words. The portraits as well as the biographes were created exclusively for this book and provide the reader with the opportunity to explore the lives and achievements of these distinguished Greek Americans. The forward is written by U.S. Senator Ollympia Snowe. The Historical Matrix by Professor Speros Vryonis, Jr. The book includes, among others, the following well-known Greek Americans: Michael Dukakis, George Pelecanos, Stephen Antonakos, Jeffrey Eugenides, John Varvatos, George Stephanopoulos, Nia Vardalos, John Negroponte, Olympia Snowe, Peter Peterson, Paul Sarbanes, Melina Kanakaredes, Theoni Aldredge, Jim Gianopulos, Harry Mark Petrakis, Nicholas Gage, and many others.

Category: Biographies
Code: 11296
ISBN: 9789609318587
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Publication Date: 2010
Publisher: MG Editions
Published In: USA
Language: English