Kostadino Kostopoulos: A Tale of Greek Life in Portland

Kostadino Kostopoulos A Tale of Greek Life in Portland Kosta opened the boxcar door as the train entered the Willamette Valley It was November of The Oregon landscape thrilled Kosta They were enclosed by majestic evergreens trees shedding red and ye

  • Title: Kostadino Kostopoulos: A Tale of Greek Life in Portland
  • Author: Ethel Pulos Leon
  • ISBN: 9781592997992
  • Page: 289
  • Format: Paperback
  • Kosta opened the boxcar door as the train entered the Willamette Valley It was November of 1905 The Oregon landscape thrilled Kosta They were enclosed by majestic evergreens, trees shedding red and yellow leaves, and snow capped mountains The sun was shining though the blue sky and silver clouds, unlike Greece s stark white architecture, and dry, rocky landscape He coKosta opened the boxcar door as the train entered the Willamette Valley It was November of 1905 The Oregon landscape thrilled Kosta They were enclosed by majestic evergreens, trees shedding red and yellow leaves, and snow capped mountains The sun was shining though the blue sky and silver clouds, unlike Greece s stark white architecture, and dry, rocky landscape He couldn t wait to get off the train and explore the crisp, autumn surroundings The train slowed down at the Portland depot and he quickly gathered his belongings, but no sooner had he stepped outside and onto the boardwalk than he felt a drop of rain on his hand Within a few minutes the weather was a gray downpour The raindrops were heavy and with each step the crew became and bogged in mud The rain seemed never ending Kosta followed along with his few belongings, a few clothes, his money in a leather pouch concealed around his waist, his shoemaker tools, boots, and an ex tra coat all rolled up and tied together and his cobbler s bench dismantled They weaved through the rain and gray shadows until they reached a hotel downtown, owned by the Union Pacific.

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