Romantic Education Paperback – Jun 1 1999
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From Publishers Weekly
Hampl adds a new afterword to this 1981 memoir/travelogue about her ancestral home, Prague, based on her 1991 return visit.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Patricia Hampl, Regents' Professor at the University of Minnesota, lives in St. Paul.
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"...I understood finally that I had no business judging any of it or any of them... The Czechs may want to be part of 'the West,' but they know the West -- me with my blue American passport -- can't be part of their tangled history, their inner family. I may have 'my Mala Strana apartment,' but I'm forever a tourist on the bridge, dazzled by the scene."
My conclusion as well -- but she said it so much better! A terrific book!
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