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Secrets In A Jewellery Box

Demetra Angelis Foustanellas

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Born in Canada to Greek immigrant parents, Elly has dedicated her life to raising her daughter, Nena. As she reaches her teenage years, however, Nenas desire to reconnect with her father intensifies and she desperately begs Elly to let her visit himMoreBorn in Canada to Greek immigrant parents, Elly has dedicated her life to raising her daughter, Nena. As she reaches her teenage years, however, Nenas desire to reconnect with her father intensifies and she desperately begs Elly to let her visit him in Greece. Nena has never understood her parents separation and simply cannot fathom her mothers less than enthusiastic attitude toward a father/daughter reconciliation.Nenas need to see the father she barely knew forces Elly to confront her painful, and often complicated, past. Growing up in a tight-knit – but often suffocating – Greek immigrant community, the adolescent Elly often clashed with her intensely conservative parents. The customs and moral values of the Greek minority lifestyle that her parents forced her to observe left Elly feeling trapped in an identity she could never truly call her own.Then she meets Perry, a handsome Greek immigrant with whom she is instantly smitten. As a teenage bride, Elly welcomes the chance to escape her parents rigid household. However, as Perrys patriotism and obligations come to light, Elly quickly discovers that she has simply traded one form of frustration for another.Her marriage to Perry rapidly dissolves, leaving Elly a single mother and more resentful than ever of her Greek heritage. But will her daughters desire to reconnect with her father lure Elly back to Greece?Enjoy this heartwarming tale of Ellys struggle to find her place in the world.