Marilyn Rouvelas

Marilyn Rouvelas is the author of several editions of a critically acclaimed book about Hellenic culture: A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America.

She was married to her Greek-American husband, Emanuel, in 1967. She wished then that a book like this had been available. Over the years, as she and her husband raised their two children, she learned about the religion and culture of the community, joined the Ladies Philoptochos Society, and served on the parish council. Her research for this book included several years of listening to and taping a group of Greek-American women as well as additional studies and interviews. The author has a bachelor's in history from the American University. She has done research for The Atlantic Monthly magazine and production for public television and the Discovery Channel.

A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America can be ordered from Nea Attiki Press, PO Box 34008, Bethesda, MD 20827, or directly from the company's web site at Customers will be invoiced with the book.

HCS readers can read reviews and comments about the first and second editions of this widely popular book in the articles, "A Book for Every Family's Library," and "Brand New Edition of Rouvelas Bestseller."

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