The Island (Paperback)

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    The Petrakis family lives in the small Greek seaside village of Plaka. Just off the coast is the tiny island of Spinalonga, where the nation's leper colony once was located—a place that has haunted four generations of Petrakis women. There's Eleni, ripped from her husband and two young daughters and sent to Spinalonga in 1939, and her daughters Maria, finding joy in the everyday as she dutifully cares for her father, and Anna, a wild child hungry for passion and a life anywhere but Plaka. And finally there's Alexis, Eleni's great-granddaughter, visiting modern-day Greece to unlock her family's past.

    A richly enchanting novel of lives and loves unfolding against the backdrop of the Mediterranean during World War II,The Island is an enthralling story of dreams and desires, of secrets desperately hidden, and of leprosy's touch on an unforgettable family.


    ISBN 9780061340321
    Genre FICTION / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 474
    Publisher Date 2007-07-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Avon A
    Copyright Year 2007
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.9 lb
    Language English
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Hislop, Victoria
    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
    Country of Origin United States

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