By Christopher Stratakis

A poignant and compelling first novel, Appointment with Yesterday tells the tale of Yanni, a cheeky and pleasant Greek boy becoming up in a small city on an island within the japanese Aegean.

Left within the care of his loving grandparents, Yanni endures the deprivation and terror of the German career in the course of international warfare II and at last leaves his loved place of origin and kinfolk to rejoin the oldsters who had left him at the back of to make a greater existence for themselves in America.

Filled with heartbreaking and heartwarming tales of affection, devotion, disenchantment, and dashed desires, Appointment with the previous day is, finally, the tale of hardships triumph over and a made up our minds boy’s trip towards discovering his destiny.

CHRISTOPHER STRATAKIS used to be born and raised in Greece. After relocating to the USA, he graduated from Drexel collage in 1951 and big apple collage college of legislations in 1955. presently after becoming a member of the legislation company of Poles, Tublin & Patestides in 1960, he turned a associate, focusing on admiralty and company law.

He has written and released numerous articles, lectured on expert and old matters, served as felony consultant to a number of non-profits (pro bono), and was once an arbitrator in maritime disputes. he's the writer of Mnimes “Memories” (2010), a ebook of essays, brief tales, and poems that he wrote as undefined. In 2015, he co-edited Chians on Parallel Roads, a booklet released via Panchiaki “Korais” Society of recent York. In popularity of his broad group involvement, he has been the recipient of numerous awards from non secular, governmental, and academic institutions.

Mr. Stratakis lives together with his spouse in ny urban. he's the proud father of 3 and grandfather of three.

This is his first novel.

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