MY YANKE FAMILY LOST and FOUND Jerzy E. Henisz

ISBN: 9785518980815

Published: January 1st 2014

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142 pages


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MY YANKE FAMILY LOST and FOUND  by  Jerzy E. Henisz

MY YANKE FAMILY LOST and FOUND by Jerzy E. Henisz
January 1st 2014 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 142 pages | ISBN: 9785518980815 | 4.80 Mb

A novel emerged out of separately published stories: A young Austrian man embarks on a journey to United States in search of his family. Helped by Jewish friends, he was able to find diary of his late grandfather, Leslav. The Leslavs dairy brings toMoreA novel emerged out of separately published stories: A young Austrian man embarks on a journey to United States in search of his family.

Helped by Jewish friends, he was able to find diary of his late grandfather, Leslav. The Leslavs dairy brings to light his multiple identities: an aristocrat from Eastern Europe, a Volksdeutche collaborator, a Royal Air Force technician, a mental patient in Swiss Psychoanalytical Clinic, an agent of clandestine Nazi organization placing and supporting former Nazi officials in Argentina after the WWII.

He was also a lover of a married woman from New England and fathered two children by her. Upon the narrator’s return to Austria all members of the Yankee Family are brought to life in a Halloween masquerade.Patricia, his Yankee cousin, attended the masquerade.

Impressed by the show she challenges the young author, Greorg, to go, with her on a trip to a foreign country. He accepts the challenge. They meet in London and proceed to go to Portugal. His expectations for an immediate romantic/sexual affair end in a disappointment. Elsie, an English girl with freckles fills the void. The longing for Patricia persists.

When she offers to meet him in Paris he takes the second chance. Love and sex in Paris and Manhattan lead to an engagement. Elsie travels to Heidelberg but does not succeed in breaking an impending marriage. The love story is interwoven with criminal investigation of two murders: Patricias father Milton and Greorgs grandfather Leslav. Happy end is delayed by totally unexpected complications.Greorg, moves to Whangarei, New Zealand to start a new chapter of his life. There he is arrested and charged with sexual molestation of Lolita, a girl resembling the heroine of Nabokovs novel.

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