Call Me Emilios by Emilios Kyrou PDF

By Emilios Kyrou

This publication strains my family's heritage within the village of Sfikia in northern Greece, our migration to Australia in 1968 and my existence within the Melbourne suburb of Broadmeadows till I started my felony carreer.

The impetus for the publication used to be the realisation that, until I bought an oral heritage of my relations from my aged mom and dad, it should perish with them. As I listened to my mom and dad reminisce, I realised that there has been a lot approximately their tale of which i used to be unaware and that i won a deeper knowing of the worry they'd continued. I additionally mirrored on my family's early years in Australia while racist scoffs prompted me to feel embarrassment about my Greek historical past, to feel embarrassment about my mom and dad or even to undertake the Anglo-sounding identify, John.

Fortunately, as soon as racism receded, I got here to understand and admire my mom and dad and my Greek history, and started asking humans to name me Emilios. This e-book isn't just approximately my actual trip as a migrant; it's also approximately my emotional trip and approximately how I overcame racism and reclaimed my identity.

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