By Christopher Stratakis

A poignant and compelling first novel, Appointment with Yesterday tells the tale of Yanni, a cheeky and pleasant Greek boy growing to be up in a small city on an island within the japanese Aegean.

Left within the care of his loving grandparents, Yanni endures the deprivation and terror of the German career in the course of global struggle II and at last leaves his loved fatherland and relatives to rejoin the oldsters who had left him in the back of to make a greater lifestyles for themselves in America.

Filled with heartbreaking and heartwarming tales of affection, devotion, disenchantment, and dashed desires, Appointment with the day gone by is, finally, the tale of hardships conquer and a decided boy’s trip towards discovering his destiny.

CHRISTOPHER STRATAKIS used to be born and raised in Greece. After relocating to the US, he graduated from Drexel college in 1951 and big apple college institution of legislations in 1955. presently after becoming a member of the legislations enterprise of Poles, Tublin & Patestides in 1960, he turned a companion, focusing on admiralty and company law.

He has written and released numerous articles, lectured on specialist and historic matters, served as felony consultant to numerous non-profits (pro bono), and was once an arbitrator in maritime disputes. he's the writer of Mnimes “Memories” (2010), a ebook of essays, brief tales, and poems that he wrote as undefined. In 2015, he co-edited Chians on Parallel Roads, a e-book released through Panchiaki “Korais” Society of latest York. In attractiveness of his vast neighborhood involvement, he has been the recipient of numerous awards from non secular, governmental, and academic institutions.

Mr. Stratakis lives along with his spouse in manhattan urban. he's the proud father of 3 and grandfather of three.

This is his first novel.

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