North of Ithaka

a journey home through a family"s extraordinary past by Eleni N. Gage

Publisher: St. Martin"s Press in New York

Written in English
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  • Liá (Greece),
  • Greece
  • Subjects:

    • Gage, Eleni N.,
    • Gage, Eleni N. -- Family.,
    • Gatzoyiannis, Eleni.,
    • Greek American women -- Biography.,
    • Greek Americans -- Biography.,
    • Liá (Greece) -- Biography.,
    • Liá (Greece) -- Description and travel.,
    • Greece -- Description and travel.,
    • Greece -- History -- Civil War, 1944-1949 -- Biography.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-284).

      StatementEleni N. Gage.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.G7 G34 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 284 p. :
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3311482M
      ISBN 100312340281
      LC Control Number2004062864
      OCLC/WorldCa57366047

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Author Eleni Gage reads from her travel memoir, "North of Ithaka," at Elizabethtown College's High Library in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, on Ma The book chronicles the efforts to rebuild her grandparents' house in Lia, Greece. This Study Guide consists of approximately 34 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Ithaka. Compare and contrast Cavafy's "Ithaka" with Lord Alfred Tennyson's "Ulysses." In what ways are the two poems similar and. Translated by Edmund Keeley. As you set out for Ithaka. hope your road is a long one, full of adventure, full of discovery. Laistrygonians, Cyclops, angry Poseidon—don’t be afraid of them: you’ll never find things like that on your way. as long as you keep your thoughts raised high, as long as a rare excitement. Alphabetical First Name Meaning Index Your name of Ithaka creates an intense desire for association with people and new experiences, many of which have been rather bitter. This name has given you a gregarious personality and a quick-thinking, creative, and versatile nature, but one that is unstable emotionally.

Ithaka Darin Pappas (born July 8, ), often known simply as Ithaka, is an American sculptor, painter, photographer, songwriter, vocalist, hip hop artist, writer, poet, record producer and surfer of partial Greek descent. Pappas was born and raised in Southern California, but later established himself in Japan, Greece, Portugal, Brazil and artist currently resides in CaliforniaBorn: July 8, (age 53), Anaheim, California, U.S.   Introduction. Research libraries throughout North America are experiencing a massive decline in the use of their general collections —their large and comprehensive collections of printed books and journal volumes purchased in the commercial marketplace. This decline is the inevitable outcome of a massive shift in scholarly publishing from an analog and print .   In North of Ithaka, the granddaughter returns to the village, Lia, in the northern mountains of Epirus to rebuild the family home. The book charts the story of a .

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Part travel memoir and part family saga, North of Ithaka is, above all, a journey home. From the Back Cover In North of Ithaka, Eleni Gage returns to the remote Greek village of Lia, where her father was born and her grandmother murdered, to rebuild the ruins of her namesake's home and come to terms with her family's tragic history/5(47).

North of Ithaka: A Granddaughter Returns to Greece and Discovers Her Roots. In North of Ithaka, Eleni Gage returns to the remote Greek village of Lia, where her father was born and her grandmother murdered, to rebuild the ruins of her namesake's home and come to terms with her family's tragic history/5.

"Part personal memoir, do-it-yourself-manual, historical novel, family saga, and tourist guide, North of Ithaka tells of Gage's attempt to put her cultural confusion to rest by exchanging the skyscrapers of New York for the mountaintops of her ancestral village."/5(47).

All of those experiences ended North of Ithaka book in my travel memoir, North of Ithaka, which was published in the UK by Bantam and Holland by deBoekerij inand in the US by St. Martin’s Press and Greece. “Part personal memoir, do-it-yourself-manual, historical novel, family saga, and tourist guide, North of Ithaka tells of Gage's attempt to put her cultural confusion to rest by exchanging the skyscrapers of New York for the mountaintops of her ancestral village.” — The List (Scotland).

Praise for North of Ithaka. “A tale of homecoming and reconciliation, ‘North of Ithaka' proves the regenerative powers of home.” — The New York Sun “Gage's vivid personal account captures the seasonal rhythms and everyday dramas of Greek life beyond the familiar resort islands, revealing a place that is, in the most traditional sense.

"North of Ithaka is a sort of cross between Captain Corelli's Mandolin and Driving Over Lemons a monument to family history and an enthralling year spent North of Ithaka book Lia." —- The Daily Telegraph (UK) "A tale far removed from those popular villa-restoration comedies and abounds with setbacks, superstitions, love and the often suffocating bonds of.

Shy, stilted debut by Eleni author Nicolas Gage’s daughter, who recounts her efforts in her mids to rebuild the haunted family homestead in Greece.

People magazine beauty editor Gage was living the Greek-American dream in Manhattan when she decided to take up the gauntlet flung by her four thitsas (aunts) and return to the village of Lia, located on a mountain in the.

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She also came to understand that Greece and its memories were not only dark and death-filled, and that memories of the dead can bring new life to the present. Part travel memoir and part family saga. Part travel memoir and part family saga, North of Ithaka is, above all, a journey home.

North of Ithaka is a nice bookend to the book her father wrote, Eleni. Where Eleni is a dense and compelling story about a mother¿s sacrifice during war, North of Ithaka is a heartwarming story of a granddaughter returning to Greece to restore her family¿s home/5(4). Books similar to North of Ithaka: A Granddaughter Returns to Greece and Discovers Her Roots North of Ithaka: A Granddaughter Returns to Greece and Discovers Her Roots by Eleni N.

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Along the way she survives humorous misadventures, absorbs fascinating folklore, and comes to understand that memories of the dead can bring new life to the present.

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The moving and entertaining story of one woman's attempt to understand her family's history in Greece. Eleni Gage, a young journalist living in New York, leaves her Manhattan flat to return to the remote but beautiful Greek village of Lia in northern Greece and rebuild her ruined ancestral home.

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1.) What is the significance of the title North of Ithaka. 2.)What motivates Eleni to move to Lia. What do you think of her decision to do so. 3.)Discuss Eleni’s relationship with her aunts. How do their attitudes towards Lia differ and why.

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C. P. Cavafy’s Ithaka (or Ithaca, ) is a philosophical and didactic poem on the Homeric theme of homecoming. The background of this poem is Odysseus’s return to his native Ithaka. This is a skill Eleni Gage admirably displays in her first book, "North of Ithaka" (St. Martin's Press, pages, $).

A mix of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and "Zorba the Greek," "North of Ithaka" chronicles Ms. Gage's trip back to rebuild the ancestral home that started as a source of pride and became her grandmother's : MEGHAN KEANE."North of Ithaka", or "My home in Epirus", as the Greek version of the book is called, is part travel memoir, part family saga, part story of self-discovery, but above all it is a journey home.