In America - Penguin Modern Classics (Paperback)
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In America - Penguin Modern Classics (Paperback)

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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 02/07/2009
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The story of In America is inspired by the emigration to America in 1876 of Helena Modrzejewska, Poland's most celebrated actress, accompanied by her husband, Count Karol Chlapowski, her fifteen-year-old son, Rudolf, the young journalist and future author of Quo Vadis, Henryk Sienkiewicz, and a few friends; their brief sojourn in Anaheim, California; and Modrzejewska's subsequent triumphant career on the American stage under the name Helena Modjeska.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141190105
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 292 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm


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'A tour de force...A magical accomplishment by an alchemist of ideas and words, images and truth.' - Michael Pakenham, The Baltimore Sun '[In America] has an invigorating spaciousness...packed with characters, incidents, and colour, and combining mass appeal with high intelligence.' - Walter Kirn, New York magazine

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