Budapest Exit: A Memoir of Fascism, Communism, and Freedom

A Memoir of Fascism, Communism, and Freedom
Texas A & M University Press
  • erschienen am 15. November 2007
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 176 Seiten
978-1-58544-640-7 (ISBN)
Faced with fascism, communism, and the 1956 Revolution, Csaba Teglas responded with ingenuity and hope. This memoir is the personal story of his youth, told from the point of view of a man with sons of his own. He found in America the freedom for which he had been searching, but he has raised his American sons to remain proud of their heritage.
  • Englisch
  • College Station
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  • USA
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
31 b&w illustrations, 15 line drawings
  • Höhe: 216 mm
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  • Breite: 140 mm
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  • Dicke: 10 mm
  • 231 gr
978-1-58544-640-7 (9781585446407)
1585446408 (1585446408)
CSABA TEGLAS is a retired city planning consultant. He has lived in White Plains, New York, with his Scottish-born wife, Rowena, since 1967.
"Csaba Teglas's fascinating and affecting autobiographical text is . . . a testimony to man's irrepressible yearning for freedom. With tender perception and verve, Teglas penetrates with sharp glimpses into the world of Gyorgy Konrad and Milan Kundera, the cursed Central European fate. . . . Among the numerous memoirs and reminiscences penned by Hungarian-Americans, Teglas's account stands out as the most sincere, credible, and least pretentious text."--Clara Gyorgyey, President, Writers in Exile Center of International PEN

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