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Antonin Dvorak, My Father

By: Dvorak, Otakar--Paul J. Polansky, Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Spillville, Iowa/USA, Czech Historical Research Center, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First

Seller ID: CZ001

ISBN: 0-9636734-0-8

Condition: New


Otakar Dvorak's book about his father can be recommended especially to those readers who love Dvorak's music, but who do not propse to study this music professionally. The merit of this book is that we can see this great composer as a human being, a very noble-hearted man who was modest, religious, and humble, and who was in love with nature and his family. --PhDr. Milan Kuna, CSc, Editor in Chief, Antonin Dvorak's Correspondence, Prague, Czech Republic View more info

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The Red of Life

By: Halama, Theofil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Swansea, Wales, UK & Merrick, NY, USA, The Seventh Quarry Press & Cross-Cultural Communications: 2015

Edition: First

Inscription: The meadow of our love cries out with emeral urg

Seller ID: TSQ6CCC

ISBN: 0956745792

Condition: New


This book is a co-edition, published by both The Seventh Quarry Press & Cross-Cultural Communications. It's CCC's sixth collection of Theofil Halama's poetry. Theofil Halama, Czech-born, who now lives in California, writes poetry in both Czech and English. "Early inspired by Robinson Jeffers, the American poet who distilled from his dark themes an essence of 'inhumanist' causality and fatalism that is difficult to live by, Halama finds in his mature work that faith ... View more info

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As Day Breaks: An Uplifting Story of Beauty in Sky and Earth and Sea for a Creative Child

By: Halama, Theofil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2015

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC988

ISBN: 0893048321

Condition: New


"AS DAY BREAKS is not like any other book for youngsters. This author’s album, consisting of some ten 'early bird' entries, fulfills what it sets out to be: an uplifting excursion for a creative child. Skillfully refined by one with keen insights into our human community, this narrative in verse by Theofil Halama brings us through cosmic depths up to the heights of a bird’s eye view wide open to our daily problems as observed by the grown-up child. Endowed with... View more info

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Bodies of Water: Bathing with Moonjellies

By: Halama, Theofil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2006

Edition: First

Inscription: We have lingered in the chambers of the sea

Seller ID: CZE1

ISBN: 0893045381

Condition: First


“Early inspired by Robinson Jeffers, the American poet who distilled from his dark themes an essence of Inhumanist causality and fatalism that is difficult to live by, [Czech-American poet Theofil] Halama finds in his mature work that faith is pragmatic and hope remains plausible. Such confident poetic acts serve transparencies of experience; that is what is greatest about Halama’s charged metaphors.” —John Dotson Poet, playwright, artist, educator, editor, an... View more info

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Madonna and the Angel Baroque: Theatre of the Absurd with Other Such Poems

By: Halama, Theofil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2006

Edition: First

Inscription: But where there is peril

Seller ID: CZE2

ISBN: 089304539X

Condition: New


“Early inspired by Robinson Jeffers, the American poet who distilled from his dark themes an essence of Inhumanist causality and fatalism that is difficult to live by, [Czech-American poet Theofil] Halama finds in his mature work that faith is pragmatic and hope remains plausible. Such confident poetic acts serve transparencies of experience; that is what is greatest about Halama’s charged metaphors.” —John Dotson Poet, playwright, artist, educator, editor, an... View more info

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Touching the New Earth: Poems in four Dimensions

By: Halama, Theofil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2006

Edition: First

Inscription: Life is probably round. --Van Gogh

Seller ID: CZE3

ISBN: 0893045403

Condition: New


Theofil Halama, a renowned Czech American poet, was born in Mistrovice near Cesky Tesin (Czech Republic) in 1932. He graduated in 1958 from the School of Philosophy, Masaryk University, Brno, in German and Czech Language and Literature. He taught at secondary level in the Ostrava region. His poetry was published in Host do domu and Cerveny kvet. He went into exile in 1970. Since 1973, Halama has held teaching positions in the United States at the University ... View more info

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Grotto: The Cavern of Oracles

By: Halama, Theofil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communiations: 2008

Edition: First

Inscription: For our son

Seller ID: CZE4

ISBN: 0893047511

Condition: New


Theofil Halama, a renowned Czech American poet, was born in Mistrovice near Cesky Tesin (Czech Republic) in 1932. He graduated in 1958 from the School of Philosophy, Masaryk University, Brno, in German and Czech Language and Literature. He taught at secondary level in the Ostrava region. His poetry was published in Host do domu and Cerveny kvet. He went into exile in 1970. Since 1973, Halama has held teaching positions in the United States at the University ... View more info

Black Silence

By: Polansky, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Prague, Czech Republic/New York, USA, GplusG/Cross-Cultural Communiations: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: GG/CCC1

ISBN: 0-89304-241-2

Condition: New


In this searing series of oral histories told by victims and Czech guards of the Gypsy deathcamp called Lety in what was Czechoslovakia, what is revealed is how complicit were the Czech people in this monstrous murder of a people. View more info