Farewell to Prague

Farewell to Prague

by Miriam Darvas

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Overview

Farewell to Prague is a memoir set against the turbulent events of the Nazi era in Germany and World War II England. It is the story of a girl who, at the age of six, witnesses a murder being committed by German Storm Troopers. From that moment, the happy life she has known disintegrates. Her family escapes to Prague, where they create a new life. Six years later, the Germans march into Prague. Now she has to escape to England alone and on foot. She walks across the snow-covered Beskydy Mountains. By train, fishing boat, and ship, she finally manages to get to England. She comes of age there during the bombing of London. When the war ends, she immediately returns to the Continent to discover the fate of her family. Farewell to Prague is a gripping true story that will fascinate and inspire readers of all ages

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849822435
Publisher: MP Publishing
Publication date: 12/09/2014
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 5.07(w) x 8.01(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Miriam Darvas has served as the president and organizer of the National Women's Political Caucus and served on several boards and commissions. Farewell to Prague is her first book. She lives in Placerville, California.

Table of Contents

Farewell to Prague is a memoir set against the turbulent events of the Nazi era in Germany and World War II England.

Miriam Darvas, at the age of six, witnesses a murder being committed by German storm troopers. From that moment, the happy life she has known disintegrates. Her family

escapes to Prague, where they create a new life. Six years later the Germans march into Prague. Now she has to escape to England alone and on foot. She walks across the snowcovered Tatar Mountains. By train, fishing boat, and ship, she finally manages to get to England, where she comes of age during the bombing of London. When the war ends she immediately returns to the Continent to discover the fate of her family.

Farewell to Prague is a gripping true story that fascinates and

inspires readers of all ages.

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