- Author:Josef Skvorecky
- Publisher:Toronto, Knopf Canada [; First Edition edition (1995)
- Subcategory:World Literature
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Skvorecky, Josef, 1924-. A Historical Foreword. and a Note on the Characters.
Skvorecky, Josef, 1924-. Translation of Nevesta z Texasu. eISBN: 978-0-307-36415-9. The Bride of Texas is a romantic fictitious story, but it is set in a world that is as real as I know how to make it. I chose General William Tecumseh Sherman to be the central character of this novel based on the American Civil War - indeed, I don’t hesitate to call him the hero - for obvious reasons. It was Sherman who commanded the huge army that marched through Georgia to the sea, and then up through the Carolinas to its final engagement, the Battle of Bentonville.
Josef Škvorecký in 2004. 1924-09-27)September 27, 1924 Náchod, Czechoslovakia
She was going for broke because she had nothing to lose. Nothing to lose and everything to gain. Fortune favours the fearless, as the Czech saying goes. She had been Mrs. de Ribordeaux for several months, bound in wedlock in a Savannah church - although in her mind only one thing in the world had bound her inseparably, and she had already been separated from that - when.
Girls, jazz, politics, the golden dreams and black comedy of youth-these are the compelling ingredients of The Cowards.
From the widely acclaimed author of Dvorak in Love and The Engineer of Human Souls comes an unusual Civil War novel based on the documented memories of Czech soldiers who fought for the Union in the 26th Wisconsin battalion under General William Tecumseh Sherman. Girls, jazz, politics, the golden dreams and black comedy of youth-these are the compelling ingredients of The Cowards. May 1945, a small town in Czechoslovakia.
The Bride of Texas book. On closer examination, however, Skvorecky's choice of subject matter in his novel The Bride of Texas makes a great deal of sense: he has spent his career struggling with problems of nationalism, totalitarianism, and the crushing effects of history on the individ Josef Skvorecky, as a Czech émigré and Canadian citizen, seems an unlikely chronicler of the American Civil War.
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