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Julie Hill remembers the ‘vivid dream’ of her vanished Alexandria

I am an Alexandrian. With this proud declaration, world traveler and writer Julie Hill opens In the Afternoon Sun: My Alexandria, her memoir of the Mediterranean city where she spent the first two decades of her life. Hill s recollections are all the more poignant since the city she describes, for all intents and purposes, no longer exists except in the memories of its surviving inhabitants. It echoes the life of a Greek community in a time and space that doesn t exist anymore, says Hill

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