With nostalgia...for a life without a programme

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Identity
Author/s: 
Rezan, Maria
Editor/s: 
Stephanos & Miltos Joseph
Title: 
Me nostalgia... gia mia zoi etsi, choris programma
Publication type: 
Book
Publisher: 
Patakis
Place of publication: 
Athens
Year of publication: 
2000
Content
Subject category : 
Century: 
20th
Content Description (long): 

The book you are holding is not the history of an era.  It is simply the story of one woman, a mother and journalist, during an era which – to be honest – had everything: wars, occupation, refugees, hunger, hardships, persecutions, prison, civil war, dictatorships and exiles. Because in the midst of all this and much more, I carried on, as did so many other men and women of my generation. […]

The time has come for this generation to gradually move off centre stage. Like many others, I too have brought everything back to my mind. I have remembered, recollected, thought and finally, I must say, even felt nostalgia for those days, with their multiple events and situations.  People and things, important moments in life, but also details.

This is likewise the testimony of someone who knew important people during their life. And who lived great moments. But who was also very lucky and able to live each day, however bitter or happy, easy or hard it may have been, with special intensity […]!”