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As Luck Would Have It

My Exile in France & Mexico -- Recollections & Stories

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As Luck Would Have It by Bruno Schwebel
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Schwebel was ten years old when his family escaped from Vienna in 1938 to seek refuge from Nazi persecution in Paris. After various sojourns in France, they fled to Lisbon, then to Casablanca, and eventually reached Mexico City. A man of many talents Schwebel worked as electrical engineer, cameraman, advancing to the position of technical director of Mexico's largest TV network. He also became an actor, folk musician, painter and chess champion. He explored his new home country on many trips. These recollections consist of a chronological narrative and ten character portraits. With alert curiosity, calm precision, and a wise touch of humour, they tell the poignant story of a remarkable life and its many events.
Release date NZ
October 23rd, 2008
Pages
222
Illustrations
b/w photos
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Ariadne Press
ISBN-13
9781572411579
Product ID
2967283

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