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The shyster"s daughter

a memoir

by Paula Priamos

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Etruscan Press in Wilkes-Barre, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fathers and daughters,
  • Greek American women,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaula Priamos
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ755.86 .P74 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25260061M
    ISBN 109780983294436
    LC Control Number2012010298

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The Shyster’s Daughter is Paula Priamos’ first novel, a memoir, about growing up with her criminal lawyer father, his shenanigans, and what those shenanigans meant and how they affected her whole family.

More importantly, it’s about Paula’s unwavering dedication to her father despite his many and repeated flaws. The Shyster's Daughter is a detective memoir of a Greek family living in Southern California in the late s. The author, whose father was an attorney with clients who were often questionable characters knowing a side of him unseen by his family, looks into his death and finds more questions than answers.

Paula Priamos’s The Shyster’s Daughter is a beautifully written, charged, addictive “detective-noir” memoir—utterly absorbing and packed with sharp details, evoking a Southern California rarely seen on the page, replete with strip bars and casinos. Paula Priamos on Writing, Saying “No” to an Agent, and Being a Shyster’s Daughter Arielle Eckstut / All, Author Interviews, Home Page, Writing / We were lucky to receive a stack of books from Rare Bird Books, a publisher we love.

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CLICK THIS LINK TO PURCHASE THE BOOK ON AMAZON. On the third page, prior to the prologue, she states this haunting statement.

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"Paula Priamos' The Shyster's Daughter is a wonderfully written charged memoir--utterly absorbing and packed with sharp details.

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Paula Priamos was just a little girl when she decided she wanted to be a writer. Growing up with a Greek defense lawyer-father and a non-Greek mother (much to her very traditional yiayia’s dismay) made for quite an interesting story; interesting enough for her to have written personal essays in prominent media publications and publish her first book, “The Shyster’s Daughter: A Memoir.”Author: Joanna Varikos.

In The Shyster’s Daughter Paula Priamos confronts real-life themes as ancient as her Greek heritage: general pathologies; lying, cheating and death. At the center of the story is a daughter’s love for a hard-to-love father bent on beating fate.

Aristotle advises writers seeking tragic. Praise for The Shyster's Daughter: "Paula Priamos' The Shyster's Daughter is a wonderfully written charged memoir--utterly absorbing and packed with sharp details.

Direct, evocative, emotionally honest, brave, and funny, Priamos' voice shines. She was shortlisted for the Janklow and Nesbit award and the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize for The Daughter, her first novel. She and her husband, a professor of neurosurgery, have five children and live in Bristol, England.

Sophie Aldred is a published author, narrator, and a translator of children's books and young adult books/5(20). "I gobbled it up!"—Tamora Pierce, on Lene Kaaberbol's The Shamer's DaughterDina has unwillingly inherited her mother's gift: the ability to elicit shamed confessions simply by looking into someone's eyes.

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