When a Greek friend offered him a summer partnership in his beach tavrna, Tom Stone jumped at the chance. But his wife cautioned him not to forget the old adage about Greeks bearing gifts. This is the grand, humorous, and sometimes bittersweet adventure of a modern-day innocent pursuing his dreams in a foreign land.
Tom Stone was a Broadway stage manager and assistant director for ten years before he moved to Greece. He has written extensively on Greece and its history for various magazines and guide books. He lives in Los Angeles.