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Reports from a distant place, Frank Shatz

Label
Reports from a distant place
Title
Reports from a distant place
Statement of responsibility
Frank Shatz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Anecdotes from the author's own experiences and of the people he encountered as a teenage fugitive during World War II, as a journalist during the communist era in Czechoslovakia and Hungary, and as an immigrant in America. People mentioned include Raoul Wallenburg and Rezso Kasztner, Gabor Peterdi and his mother Zseni Varnay, Jan Masaryk, Yehudi Menuhin, Rudolph, Heda and Ivan Margolius, Count Michael Karolyi, Joseph Korbel, Archduke Otto, Winston Churchill and Emory Reves, Richard Holbrooke, and Rudolf Kasztner
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
VWM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shatz, Frank
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
D804.196
LC item number
.S53 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Local authors project
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shatz, Frank
  • Journalists
  • Holocaust survivors
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Hungary
Target audience
adult
Label
Reports from a distant place, Frank Shatz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Some chapters previously published as columns in The Virginia gazette (Williamsburg, Va.)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wallenburg's mission of mercy -- Restaurant played role in War -- History for children -- The siege of Budapest -- Horrible memories, horrible Holocaust -- Holocaust heroism -- Escape from the Holocaust -- Recorded memories of the Holocaust -- Holocaust toll : 6 million+ dead -- Memories of my mother -- I was saved by a prayer -- May 7, 1945, War is over -- Saved by Kraft mayo -- To love and to cherish -- Light may be shed on history -- Ordinary people in abnormal times -- Living in constant fear of Stalin -- Czech escape scheme revealed -- The tale of a lost Stradivarius -- Eastern Europe -- Encounter on Orient Express -- Czech intrigue -- Kafkaesque tale -- My connection to Madeleine Albright -- Secret passage -- Two milestones -- Great country -- John Brown raid -- Archduke Otto -- Churchill and Reves -- Hurricane catalyst of calm -- Killing Kasztner -- About freedom
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 144 pages
Isbn
9781622490004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
  • 789684442
  • (OCoLC)789684442
Label
Reports from a distant place, Frank Shatz
Publication
Copyright
Note
Some chapters previously published as columns in The Virginia gazette (Williamsburg, Va.)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wallenburg's mission of mercy -- Restaurant played role in War -- History for children -- The siege of Budapest -- Horrible memories, horrible Holocaust -- Holocaust heroism -- Escape from the Holocaust -- Recorded memories of the Holocaust -- Holocaust toll : 6 million+ dead -- Memories of my mother -- I was saved by a prayer -- May 7, 1945, War is over -- Saved by Kraft mayo -- To love and to cherish -- Light may be shed on history -- Ordinary people in abnormal times -- Living in constant fear of Stalin -- Czech escape scheme revealed -- The tale of a lost Stradivarius -- Eastern Europe -- Encounter on Orient Express -- Czech intrigue -- Kafkaesque tale -- My connection to Madeleine Albright -- Secret passage -- Two milestones -- Great country -- John Brown raid -- Archduke Otto -- Churchill and Reves -- Hurricane catalyst of calm -- Killing Kasztner -- About freedom
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 144 pages
Isbn
9781622490004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
  • 789684442
  • (OCoLC)789684442

Library Locations

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      7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US
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