TEXT FOR AUTHOR BIO: Leona Turlo Budilovsky is the mother of three children. She has been happily married for 50 years to John A. Budilovsky. In writing this book, she preciously hands down her intimate experiences to future generations of the grit, determination, and love that was her mother, Helena.AUTHOR PHOTO: please use LeeBudilovsky.tif. TEXT FOR BOOK DESCRIPTION: In war torn Poland, a beggar's prediction of a woman's life comes true. My Mother, Helena is the story of Helena turlo's courage in the face of World War I. Through loss of family, friends, and a cherished European way of life, she was forces to begin again in Chicago, Illinois. This is the special story of one loving woman's immigrant struggles to establish a new family in a new land.I walked up to her and kissed her on the forehead, as I did each morning, and said, aHappy Birthday, Ma. ... Ita#39;s very heartbreaking and difficult to put in words. ... changed her gown and propped her up on the bed with pillows behind her back so that she could see all the beautiful flowers and birthday cards she received.
|Title||:||My Mother, Helena|
|Author||:||Leona Turlo Budilovsky|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2000-08-01|