Czech Mate: A Life in Progress
As Told to Joe King



By Thomas O. Hecht
June 2007
Yad Vashem Jerusalem
Distributed by Coronet Books Inc.

ISBN: 9780976442592
210 pages
, Illustrated
$27.50 Hardcover



This book speaks of life as it once was in Bratislava and its Jewish community. It describes the trials and tribulations to escape the horrors of the Nazis by the Hecht family. The family's struggles in finding a new home in the New World are examined. Their life in Canada ultimately led to a flourishing phramaceutical business and successful integration into the Canadian Jewish community.

 

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