Czech Mate: A Life in Progress
As Told to Joe King
By Thomas O. Hecht
Yad Vashem Jerusalem
Distributed by Coronet Books Inc.
210 pages, Illustrated
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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