My Greek Drama by Gianna Angelopoulos
Standing alone in the VIP box of the Olympic Games in 2004, Gianna Angelopoulos began to dance. The world had doubted
ability to successfully stage this global event. She danced to celebrate the
efforts of all Greeks--and her own--to host a phenomenally successful games, an
effort that showed the world a new Greece Greece,
worthy of its illustrious heritage. Greece
Little did she know that a few years later her country would abandon the lessons of the Olympics and become embroiled in a political and economic crisis that would devastate
threaten the economic security of Europe.
In My Greek Drama, Gianna Angelopoulos--known in her home country simply as ''Gianna''--has written a memoir that is as much about
's journey as her own. Greece
From her childhood in Crete, to law school in Thessaloniki, to Athens, where she overcame male-dominated legal and political cultures to help redefine public service in Greece, Gianna worked her way into becoming one of the most respected women in Greek public life.