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Legends of Glory and Other Stories

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Legends of Glory and Other Stories contains a novella and eight short stories by award-winning author Harry Mark Petrakis. In a departure from his previous, highly regarded work, Petrakis offers a fresh new perspective in the novella, “Legends of Glory.” For the first time Petrakis deals with the traditions and emotions of a small Midwestern town caught in the whirlwind of ...more
Hardcover, 184 pages
Published April 18th 2007 by Southern Illinois University Press
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Catherine
Feb 16, 2015 Catherine rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great read

This book initially followed Petrakis style. That being the traditional Greek tales. The last story was very emotional and involves you in a family situation whereby an only son joins the Marines to fight in the Iraq war. The reader becomes one of the family. Petraeus does an admirable job in conveying the emotions of the characters.
Joe Brunory
Jul 24, 2011 Joe Brunory rated it liked it
I met this author at Moraine Valley Community College and was thoroughly impressed with his own life and times, an older Greek author and native Chicagoan. I find his writing very empathetic and nostalgic.
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