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- DescriptionA personal account of growing up Greek in Australia and of finding identity through origins. Hilarious, poignant and soulful. Nike Azoros is a Greek voice, with a slight Australian accent. Born in Australia to Greek parents who told her thing about Greece, so when the time to go to Greece for the first time, she had to become Greek fast. She did this by searching for the answer to one of the world's toughest questions, Who am I? It's the hardest question to answer but she found hers by going home to her roots. The Ancient Greeks inscribed the saying 'Kw Thyself on the great temple of Apollo at Delphi making it a direct command from the gods to kw who you are. Nike Azoros found her answers through her Greek culture, its history and her ancestral heritage. Then came the humorous adventures of going back to Greece to meet her family and how the genetic sledgehammer connected her to her identity. She found that when she got to kw herself and her origins, she found her self. 'getting to Kw Thyself' is peppered with quick Greek history lessons that help explain the Greek psyche and the character of the Hellene. The author was able to identify why her family was the way they were and how along with the ancient wisdoms from the ancestors guided, used that kwledge to shape herself, and Kw Herself. This book will influence you. This book will make you think. This book will make you laugh.
- Author BiographyNike Azoros is an expert on Greek culture and history, a dedicated scholar of the classical texts and holds a firm belief that everybody should study the ancient philosophies on a daily basis. Born in Australia to Greek parents she is an author of fiction and non fiction. She lives In Australia and Greece.
- Author(s)Nike Azoros
- PublisherCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Date of Publication19/06/2012
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectBiography: General
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight426 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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