Czechs Forever: A Biographical Guide
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches
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AWARD WINNING TITLE! This book was a finalist in the biography section of the Midwest Independent Publishers Association in 2011.
Retired University of Iowa professor of linguistics Robert S. Wachal tells the history of the Czech Republic through biographies of people who made the Czech homeland great and who contributed to the settling and growth of America.
Also included are Exit Havel: The King Leaves the Castle by David Remnick; an essay on Czech classical music by University of Iowa professor emeritus Arthur Canter; stories of Czech saints by Pat Martin; and information about the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Houston’s Czech Center in Texas.
The book’s covers feature the beautiful stained glass windows of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids and in Spillville, Iowa.