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Author Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki reads from and signs copies of her latest book, "My Greek Drama: Life, Love and One Woman's Olympic Effort to Bring Glory to Her Country," at this event. Angelopoulos-Daskalaki is an Olympic organizer, ambassador of the Greek state, lawyer and former parliamentarian. In 1996, the prime minister of Greece appointed her to lead the country's successful campaign to host the 2004 Olympic Games. In 2000, when slow progress and gridlocked bureaucracy put Athens in danger of losing the Games, she was asked to assume the presidency of the Athens 2004 Organizing Committee and save the project. In this memoir, Angelopoulos-Daskalaki (known in her home country simply as "Gianna") tells a story that is as much about Greece's journey as her own. From her childhood in Crete, to law school in Thessaloniki, to Athens, where she overcame male-dominated legal and political cultures to help redefine public service in Greece, Angelopoulos-Daskalaki worked her way into becoming one of the most respected women in Greek public life.