Helen M. Szablya

Internationally renowned author and lecturer – a tireless advocate for democracy and freedom.

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My Only Choice 1942-1956 Hungary

Book Signing, March 10th, Kirkland Place Bookstore, 2pm

February 24, 2013

Tags: Hungary, Revolution, 1956, Helen M Szablya, Amazon

Hungary 1942-1956. ”It happened to me!” are the most powerful words in the human language. ”My Only Choice” is the story of what happened to me! It is the pursuit of freedom as lived through the coming of age journey of a seven year old little girl who becomes a woman and mother in (more…)

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"Helen Szablya's story will shed light on dramatic era in European history, one which Americans hardly know and will find fascinating to discover."
--Anne Applebaum Columnist for Washington Post, Author of Gulag and Between East and West: Across the Borderlands of Europe.”
This book describes the true stories of people who were deported. Edited and researched by Dr. Zsuzsa Hantó, launched February 3, 2013 in Hungary. Available only in Hungary, in Hungarian.
“A gripping account of the Hungarian uprising of 1956. A page-turner.”
--Kirkus Reviews
Available: Boyds Mills Press, or any bookstore can order it. In Hungary from Holnap Kiadó.
Publication compiled by the Hungarian American Coalition for the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Uprishing. Includes personal story of escape by Helen M Szablya (mother) and Helen A Szablya (daughter). Book also translated into Hungarian.
English translation and editing from the original Hungarian. Currently out of print but used copies can be found on amazon.com and eBay.
Publications
Oral history drama
Every word spoken on stage was said by persons who actually lived the experience.
Columnist
Catholic News weekly column for over 10 years in Trinidad and Tobago. The publication was sent to other Caribbean islands as well for subscribers.