How I came to know fish by Ota Pavel

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Published by Story Line Press, c1990. in Brownsville, OR .

Written in English

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StatementOta Pavel ; translated by Jindriska Badal and Robert McDowell.
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LC ClassificationsPG5039.26.A9 A33 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination149 p. ;
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22906886M
ISBN 100811211657, 0934257418
LC Control Number90021045

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The Czech writer Pavel published prolifically before his death in These sketches, the first US appearance of his work, are deftly woven into a moving, bittersweet coming-of-age tale about a boy who fished with his father until the German occupation—and who then witnessed his pastoral world fall victim to the Nazis.

The early sketches evoke a magical world filtered through familial love. Unassuming and unforgettable, the stories of How I Came to Know Fish memorialize Ota Pavel’s childhood in Czechoslovakia––his beloved family, the flash of fish in clear streams, and the annihilation of this world by the Nazis.

His father (a wildly canny fisherman) first has his fish pond confiscated (“How can a Jew breed carp?”) and then, with his two older sons, is sent to a. "How I Came to Know Fish is Ota Pavel's magical memoir of his childhood in Czechoslovakia. Fishing with his father and his Uncle Prosek - the two finest fishermen in the world - he takes a peaceful pleasure from the rivers and ponds of his country.

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