Books tagged: czech immigrants

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Andy Warhol Is Shot New York City June 3, 1968
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Andy Warhol was a noted pop artist and underground filmmaker when he was almost killed by an assassin's bullets in the early summer of 1968. Warhol's first commercial film success was Chelsea Girls (1966). He had painted many of the works that made him famous, i.e. the Campbell's Soup Cans and movie stars like Marilyn Monroe. The shooting nearly killed him. He lingered near death for 2 months.
The Luck of the Weissensteiners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,000. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the sleepy town of Bratislava in 1933 a romantic girl falls for a bookseller from Berlin. Greta Weissensteiner, daughter of a Jewish weaver, slowly settles in with the Winkelmeier clan just as the developments in Germany start to make waves in Europe. The political climate in the disintegrating Czechoslovakia becomes more complex and affects relations between the couple and the families.
BUZZ: An Unauthorized Autobiography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Hello, my name is Buzz. Yes, it's my given name. I was born the day Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon. It was supposed to be auspicious. My Czech immigrant family had high hopes for me. That’s OK--they were a disappointment, too. Let me tell you how we were churned through the gears of history but managed to emerge with only a scratch or two. (Plus some deep wounds we were too polite to discuss.)