By Linda Fischer

ISBN-10: 0974428736

ISBN-13: 9780974428734

present in an old shop whereas the writer used to be on a brief holiday to Budapest, the small leather-based book—filled with watercolors, drawings, and messages—turned out to be a reminiscence publication. on the flip of the 20th century, many japanese eu women stored reminiscence books as souvenir albums, during which to checklist recommendation and consider particular occasions. this actual one contained evergreen truisms and aphorisms written to the the book's proprietor, Amálka, while she visited areas that few american citizens be aware of. pushed via interest and difficulty, the writer undertook a multi-year trip into the center of previous Europe and deep into centuries of paintings, heritage, and battle. the result's a private exploration of Austria-Hungary and the nations divided up via the Peace Treaty of Trianon on the finish of global struggle I. the following she spreads a message of affection in our time and is helping Amálka's tale stay on.

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