This text tells the true story of Stylianos Kyriakides who, against all odds, entered and triumphed in the 1946 Boston Marathon. Kyriakides ran not just to win, but to draw the world's attention to his home country, Greece, which had resisted Nazi occupation and was torn apart by civil war.
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(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
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Author Biography - Nick Tsiotos
Nick Tsiotos is a teacher in the Boston Public School System. Andy J. Dabilis is a night editor at the Boston Globe. They are coauthors of Harry Agganis: The Golden Greek, An All-American Story.