Saturday, October 31, 2009

Global Greek Events: Athens, November 6th, Official Launch of ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΑΓΑΠΗ ΤΩΝ ΑΛΛΩΝ by Global Greek Writer, Justine (Ioustini) Frangouli-Argyris

A very talented and popular writer and journalist, and a Global Greek herself, Ioustini's latest book is based on the true story of the mother of Greek American John Catsimatidis, one of our Golden Global Greeks and a candidate for the office of New York Mayor. This book is a fascinating glimpse into the past, of Nisyros and the Italian Occupied Dodecanese Islands and it's impact on the future...

Photo Source: Ioustini Frangoulis

Justine Frangouli-Argyris is one of our Global Greeks! Justine, or Ioustini as she is known in Greek, was born in Lefkada. A best-selling Greek author and journalist, Ioustini has been a contributor to daily newspapers, radio, television and magazines in Greece since 1983. Since 1989 she has been living and working in Montreal, Canada as a correspondent for the Athens News Agency (ANA), Eleftherotypia and Ethnos newspapers. During the same period, she also collaborated with local Greek-Canadian and American radio stations and publications, but more importantly has written a number of very successful books which have been published both in Greek and English. Gia tin Agapi ton Allon is the latest and by all accounts will be her most successful!!!

Ioustini, Global Greek World wishes you every success for this tremendous book! It is well deserved!

To read more about Ioustini on Wikipedia, Click here

To visit her blog Click Here

John Catsimatidis, one of our Golden Global Greeks, is in fact, the personification of the American Dream.
Photo Source: John Catsimatidis' Website

Born in Nissiros, Greece in 1948, John’s parents emigrated to America when he was six months old. With little money, they settled in a rented apartment on 135th Street in Harlem. While his father Andres worked long hours as a busboy, his mother Despina raised their only son.

Growing up, Catsimatidis attended both public and parochial grade schools. His youthful fascination with mechanics and how things worked led him to Brooklyn Tech and then on to NYU as an Engineering major. While in college, a part-time job in a family friend’s grocery store at 137th & Broadway gave him to impetus open a small grocery at Broadway and 99th Street in Manhattan... Read More

To buy the Book, Click Here

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