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Remember Us By Jason C Mavrovitis
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Remember Us takes its reader to the Balkans at a time of sweeping nationalism in the late nineteenth century. Greek and Bulgarian ambitions collide during the last gasps of the Ottoman Empire.... More > Guerrilla warfare and ethnic cleansing precede the Balkan and First World Wars. Eleni, born in Sozopolis, a small city on the coast of the Black Sea, clutches her baby girl and sees her husband killed in a deadly pogrom. In mountainous Macedonia, Dimitraki, a boy whose life will eventually intersect Eleni and her daughter’s, fails in his attempt to assassinate a reviled Turkish governor. He eludes the hangman, but suffers the bastinado. Independently, they escape the Balkans’ cauldron of chaos, and cross the Atlantic to forge new lives, leaving homes and loved ones behind. But in America, separately and together, they face new trials — loss of place, poverty, deaths, scandal, and financial crisis.< Less
Out of the Balkans By Jason C Mavrovitis
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In "Out of the Balkans," family and ancestors spring alive from the pages in images and language. It contains a wealth of information about Greek colonies of the Diaspora, and the lives of ... More > early twentieth century Greek immigrants to the United States. Rarely does a well-researched and finely written account like this surface. Researchers with Greek-speaking ancestors from Bulgarian Greek colonies or Macedonia, areas whose histories are filled with conflict and struggle during this last century, will find this superb text especially helpful. Because genealogical resources (in English or Greek) for research in Hellenic ancestry are so sparse, finding extensive background information about Greek-speaking peoples from northern areas of the Balkans, particularly Bulgaria, is invaluable.< Less
A Collection of Stories & Articles By Jason C Mavrovitis
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A collection of short biographical and family history stories, and articles about map and coin collecting, and history.

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