With things growing worse for himself and his family, they – the author, his stepmother and his father – decide to escape to the West. The only thing that lies before them and freedom are land mines, wire fences and communists.
Stanmore, England (PRWEB) January 27, 2013
With his life coming to an end, author George F. Eber decided to complete a life goal – publishing his own autobiography. Though he was not able to see his dream become a reality, he died shortly after completing his memoir, his book still came to life in the form of “Pinball Games: Arts of Survival in the Nazi and Communist Eras” (published by Trafford Publishing).
Pinball Games’ is a story about survival – sometimes through luck, sometimes by daring action.
After being drafted into a Christian-Jew labor battalion by Hitler, Eber makes a daring escape by leaping from his transport train only to wind up in Budapest for one of the longest sieges in World War II. His days seem to brighten when Hitler and his Nazis are beaten, but soon the red curtain of Stalin falls over his land. With things growing worse for himself and his family, they – the author, his stepmother and his father – decide to escape to the West. The only thing that lies before them and freedom are land mines, wire fences and communists.
An excerpt from “Pinball Games: "There might be difficult days ahead but I knew those years that called forth the greatest effort of my life were over. At the time of our escape, the term Iron Curtain was rather newly coined. To me it still meant the great metal fire-curtain in the Budapest theatres of my youth. Now the Iron Curtain had fallen behind us on the theatre of the macabre."
By George F. Eber
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 380 pages | ISBN 9781426924804
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 380 pages | ISBN 9781426924811
E-Book | 380 pages | ISBN 9 781426936883
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About the Author
George F. Eber was born in Budapest in 1923. Following World War II and the advent of Communism, he crossed a mined border to immigrate to Canada in 1950. He opened his own architectural practice. During Canada's Expo '67, he was co-architect for 11 participating countries. He died in 1995 shortly after finishing “Pinball Games.”
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