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Chicago Sun-Times: October 19, 2014/ Tina Sfondeles
Greeks' triumphs, tragedies drive author Harry Mark Petrakis, 91
http://chicagosuntimes.com/news/bkpetrakis-cst-101914/



Chicago Tribune: March 31, 2005/ Patrick T. Reardon
Harry Mark Petrakis: Back in the Zone
It's all Greektown to this 81-year-old writer

Chesterton Tribune: June 12, 2002/ Alexandra Newman
Harry Petrakis shares his story

Odyssey Magazine: October 1999/ Dan Mihalopoulos
Spotlight Piece on HMP

Modern Greek Studies Association
MGSA Honors Harry Mark Petrakis

Encyclopedia.com: Harry Mark Petrakis
 
An Ongoing Series of Recollections of Chicago life
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Family 1929

HMP Essay:
Depression-era Voices, not yet Silenced
Chicago Sun-Times ... August 12, 2016
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HMP Essay:
The Writer in Old Age
Huffington Post... June 9, 2016
Originally Published in Author's Guild Bulletin (Winter 2016)
HMP Essay: How Beauty of a Horseracing Madhouse Lost its Luster
Chicago Sun-Times ... May 20, 2016
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HMP Essay: Small Gestures Teach Lessons of Thoughtfulness
Chicago Sun-Times ... January 22, 2016
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HMP Essay: Reflections on a Bully in Later Years
Chicago Sun-Times ... December 25, 2015
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HMP Essay: A Chicago bookstore on the eve of war
Chicago Sun-Times ... December 6, 2014
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HMP Essay: How illness shaped a writer's life
Chicago Sun-Times ... July 18, 2014
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HMP Essay: Time to leave cherished home of 45 years
Chicago Sun-Times ... March 22, 2014
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HMP Essay: Holidays in the Neighborhood
Chicago Sun-Times ... December 30, 2013
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HMP Essay: Journeyman Lecturing Fuels the Writing Life
Chicago Sun-Times ... November 15, 2013
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HMP Essay: The 11th Commandment … Kindness
Chicago Sun-Times ... July 26, 2013
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HMP Essay: A Long, Rewarding Life of Struggle and Joy
Chicago Sun-Times ... June 21, 2013
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HMP Essay: My Mother's Legacy
Chicago Sun-Times ... May 10, 2013
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HMP Essay: Hobos’ tales inspire aspiring storyteller
Chicago Sun-Times ... August 10, 2012
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HMP Essay: The tale of a priest who fell in love
Chicago Sun-Times ... May 25, 2012
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HMP Essay: Cinema memories of laughter, loss
Chicago Sun-Times ... April 6, 2012
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HMP Essay: Lesson learned: TV isnít place to hawk books
Chicago Sun-Times ... February 18, 2012
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HMP Essay: Writer’s best Christmas: Getting published
Chicago Sun-Times ... December 24, 2011
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HMP Essay: The liar and the lady, 66 years later
Chicago Sun-Times ... October 7, 2011
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HMP Essay: When I fell into a suicidal depression
Chicago Sun-Times ... May 27, 2011
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HMP Essay: Easter returns, to lighten our paths
Chicago Sun-Times ... April 22, 2011
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