Zach and Costa Manos, brothers in their mid-twenties, want to earn their father’s respect and feel ready to be initiated into the world of adulthood—until a knock on the door of the family’s home shatters their faith in family ties and civil society.
After their parents are handcuffed and hauled away, a crisis of conscience sets the brothers on their own separate quests into the underworld of Greek Society where they must confront the men they most admire.
John Karrys, the son of Greek immigrants, has a passion to spark interest in the Hellenic roots of Western culture. He has published articles on the Greek Diaspora and on the uncertain fate of rural life in Greece. Read full bio
Gods of Greektown both challenges the conventions of what it means to be Greek in North America, and unearths the underlying malice that lies within these families and tight-knit communities.