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The story of "In America" is inspired by the emigration to America in 1876 of Helena Modrzejewska, Poland's most celebrated actress, accompanied by ...Show synopsisThe story of "In America" is inspired by the emigration to America in 1876 of Helena Modrzejewska, Poland's most celebrated actress, accompanied by her husband, Count Karol Chlapowski, her fifteen-year-old son, Rudolf, the young journalist and future author of "Quo Vadis", Henryk Sienkiewicz, and a few friends; their brief sojourn in Anaheim, California; and, Modrzejewska's subsequent triumphant career on the American stage under the name Helena Modjeska.Hide synopsis
In America (Jonathan Cape Ltd) – Hardcover (2000)
Hardcover, Jonathan Cape Ltd 2000
ISBN: 022404091X ISBN-13: 9780224040914
In 1876, a group of Poles led by Maryna Zalewska, Poland's greatest actress, travels to California to found a "utopian" commune. The commune fails, and most of the group go home, but Maryna stays and triumphs on the American stage.In 1876, a group of Poles led by Maryna Zalewska, Poland's greatest actress, travels to California to found a "utopian" commune. The commune fails, and most of the group go home, but Maryna stays and triumphs on the American stage.Hide
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Publisher: London, United Kingdom: Jonathan Cape, 2000
Description:Near Fine. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition....Near Fine. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition. Galley/Proof. "Uncorrected Book Proof." First UK edition. Light soiling to cover and edges of page block. Light creasing and curling to edges and corners. Images available upon request.
This book I found to be more challenging than the first chapter appeared to promise.
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