Event Title

Reading: Josef Skvorecky

Presenter Information

Josef Skvorecky

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

24-3-1998 8:00 PM

End Date

24-3-1998 9:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 24, 1998 as part of the 29th annual UND Writers Conference: “the use of [HISTORY],” Josef Skvorecky reads an excerpt from The Bride from Texas. Skvorecky also responds to audience questions about his life in the Czech state, his immigration to Canada, volunteer Czech immigrant soldiers in the Civil War, other important figures in Czech literature, and his current work.

Introduced by Steve Finney.

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Reading: Josef Skvorecky

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 24, 1998 as part of the 29th annual UND Writers Conference: “the use of [HISTORY],” Josef Skvorecky reads an excerpt from The Bride from Texas. Skvorecky also responds to audience questions about his life in the Czech state, his immigration to Canada, volunteer Czech immigrant soldiers in the Civil War, other important figures in Czech literature, and his current work.

Introduced by Steve Finney.