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By Frances Karlen Santamaria

First released in 1970, A Room in Athens is the awesome magazine of a free-
spirited, younger American lady overseas in Greece together with her author husband in 1964. encouraged via the sixties’ fashion for the exuberant land of Zorba and Lawrence Durrell, they search an Aegean idyll–but their plans threaten to head awry while she learns she is pregnant. Settling in Athens, she provides start to a boy on the country’s merely natural-childbirth clinic–an underground safe haven governed by way of a mysterious Madame Kladaki.
Afterward, as a brand new mom in an odd land, she struggles to reconcile the parable of Greece, historical and smooth, with modern Athens, even whereas their idyll recedes. In 1974, A Room in Athens was once excerpted within the landmark anthology Revelations: Diaries of girls. This new version, with an advent via the author’s son, unlocks a little-known gem in women’s memoir literature for a brand new generation.

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