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The Greeks Have a Word for It

(1993)
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When two men disembark from the same boat in Greece, their lives accidentally and frighteningly intersect.

Kennedy, an opportunist, orchestrates a scam that will have some intended and some thoroughly unintended consequences. For Mitsos, an unresolved family tragedy awakens again, along with his need to avenge his parents' deaths. With utterly convincing characterizations, Barry Unsworth brings us the underbelly of the forge of Western civilization.



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December 2015 : UK Paperback

Title: The Greeks Have a Word for It
Author(s): Barry Unsworth
ISBN: 0-14-101279-X / 978-0-14-101279-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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February 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Greeks Have a Word for It (Norton Paperback Fiction)
Author(s): Barry Unsworth
ISBN: 0-393-32148-7 / 978-0-393-32148-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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February 1993 : UK Paperback

Title: The Greeks Have a Word for it
Author(s): Barry Unsworth
ISBN: 1-85799-002-1 / 978-1-85799-002-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson History
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November 1968 : UK Paperback

Title: Greeks Have a Word for it
Author(s): Barry Unsworth
ISBN: 0-09-001250-X / 978-0-09-001250-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Bks.
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