God's snake

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Penguin Books, Nov 1, 1987 - Fiction - 252 pages
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Anna, a young girl growing up in a Greek military family in the years after the civil war, encounters a general's betrayal, the lust of young boys, and an unyielding mother while living according to her father's official standards

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User Review  - Pam Donato - Goodreads

This is the story of a very intelligent girl growing up in post war Greece. Her father is in the military and the family moves often. She tells stories of her childhood and living with her domineering ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laura Hoopes - Goodreads

Spanidou's first novel is a sharp-edged coming of age story set in Greece. A child of a hard, military father and a sensual, repressed mother, Anna is curious and smart, but her conjectures about the ... Read full review


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About the author (1987)

Irini Spanidou is the author of two previous novels. She lives in New York City.

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