Because the form of participant who's now not afraid to get his uniform soiled, Mark Grace has develop into probably the most revered Chicago Cubs' avid gamers of all-time. Barry Rozner appears at how Grace built his love of baseball, and why enjoying the sport how it was once intended to be performed is so very important to him. Grace additionally talks approximately a number of the nice moments he has had with the workforce, and provides critiques on the various matters dealing with the sport.
By Gianna Angelopoulos
'From Crete to Athens and Zurich to London, Gianna Angelopoulos has made a occupation of turning rules into motion. In My Greek Drama, Gianna recounts her successes--as a devoted public servant, savior of the 2004 Olympic video games, and committed mom of three--and offers an invaluable consultant if you happen to search to remodel lives, enterprises, or even nations.'' -- President invoice Clinton
The international had doubted Greece's skill to effectively level the 2004 Olympic video games. In rescuing the Athens Olympics and providing what IOC President Jacques Rogge referred to as an “unforgettable dream games,” Gianna Angelopoulos additionally introduced a brand new Greece, a latest can-do kingdom, a Greece useful of its illustrious heritage.
Little did she comprehend few years later her nation might abandon the teachings of the Olympics and develop into embroiled in a political and fiscal challenge that could devastate Greece and threaten the commercial safeguard of Europe.
In My Greek Drama, Gianna Angelopoulos--known in her domestic state easily as ''Gianna''--has written a memoir that's as a lot approximately Greece's trip as her own.
From her youth in Crete, to legislations institution in Thessaloniki, to Athens, the place she overcame male-dominated criminal and political cultures to assist redefine public provider in Greece, Gianna labored her means into changing into probably the most revered girls in Greek public life.
Balancing motherhood, enterprise, and a spot within the higher echelons of worldwide society, Gianna by no means misplaced her ardour for public provider and taken the 2004 Olympic video games again from the threshold of catastrophe.
Her existence, her Cinderella love tale, and her depth of will are both unforgettable. From tales of handing out basil seeds at the streets of Athens to dating the area on behalf of her kingdom, My Greek Drama captures the burning ambition of the rebellious lady from the island of Crete who ''lit'' the Olympic torch. Her tale might be useful re-ignite the spirit of the Greek humans, and of everyone who has ever struggled to alter the world.