week in Yani"s world: Greece. by Donald Getsug

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A young Greek boy goes to school, helps his fisherman father, plays among the ruins of ancient Greece, and attends a wedding.

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StatementPhotos. by Donald Getsug. Text by Charlotte Zolotow.
ContributionsZolotow, Charlotte, 1915-
LC ClassificationsDF727 .G47
The Physical Object
Pagination[48] p.
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL5687446M
LC Control Number69019574

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Here the photos are vital, the text flat tending toward banality. "The smell of the sea" in the fishing village is extolled again and again, and there's a numbing sequence that reads Author: Charlotte Zolotow.

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Today, as the global mismatch between economic reality and financial returns grows, there is clear danger that, once again, the country is foreshadowing a new phase of the global crisis.

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Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis reacts during a parliamentary session in Athens, earlier this week.

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Yanis Varoufakis is in the process of becoming an important figure in Greek political life and beyond. In the break-up process affecting Syriza, which seems now well underway, he will be called to play a major role, together with the former Minister of energy, Panayiotis Lafazanis, and the President of the Parliament, Mrs Zoe Yanis Varoufakis has also indubitably become a.

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Greek Finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has pledged to resign if his country votes “yes” to the bailout plan. Last week he said the troika's, discuss real-world solutions, and more.

Greece’s Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis casts his vote at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, July 5, (AP Photo) Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, whose forceful denunciations of creditors alienated many of his euro zone colleagues, resigned on Monday, saying Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras believed it would help smooth the path to a new aid deal.

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