MY SON... HIS FATHER... AND I Follows a Woman's Journey to Find Herself
When up and coming author Ekaterini had her first son, Leoniros, she was not married to his father. She knew that soon Leoniros would begin to ask about the unconventional setup of their family. Her new book, My son...his father...and I..., was written as an attempt to give her son the answers he will eventually seek and to remember her own struggles and triumphs as a woman and mother.
In My son...his father...and I..., Ekaterini reveals both dark and light episodes that gave color to her life. From her travels to Greece, to the friendships she built, to her private sorrows and joys, she bravely charts her journey through successive phases and in doing so she gives her book emotional depth.
Unfolding across continents, Ekaterini's account brings to life the people that made her life more meaningful. With wit and candor, the author recalls moments of happiness- like the time she found out she was going to be a mother- and gives voice to the darkness that came with every instance of heartbreak and loss.
Honest, deeply affecting and enlightening, My son...his father...and I... is all at once a story of a woman's odyssey to find herself and a modern exploration of the bonds of family, the confines of tradition and the dynamics of relationships.
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About the Author
Ekaterini was born in Melbourne, Australia, to migrant Greek parents. She and her family migrated back to Greece when she was three and a half years old. In Greece, they ventured into a rabbit farm business. When their business failed, the family returned to Australia with only the proverbial suitcase on hand. Through free public education, she managed to complete a bachelor's degree in microbiology, cell biology and genetics. She has worked as a high school teacher for mathematics, a laboratory technician and library technician.
Ekaterini started writing at the age of ten, her first work was a poem. Aside from her gift in writing, the author is also talented in the arts. She has been commissioned to paint numerous murals and canvas paintings. She has traveled to Europe and with her motto, "Tomorrow is another day," she makes sure her life is manageable and never boring.
My son...his father...and I... * by Ekaterini
Publication Date: February 9, 2013
Trade Paperback; AU$29.99; 267 pages; 978-1-4797-4538-8
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