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Daphne Carter

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Daphne Carter is a vivacious, witty, wealthy twenty-year-old with a social conscience and a glamorous job in the Kennedy White House. She has everything going for her -- until she doesn't.

Ernest Kolowrat was born in Prague in 1935. After attending schools in the former Czechoslovakia, Turkey and England, he graduated from Yale and served as a junior naval reserve officer with the U. S. Pacific Fleet. During the decade of the 1960s, he was successively employed as world affairs ...

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Daphne Carter

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Overview

Daphne Carter is a vivacious, witty, wealthy twenty-year-old with a social conscience and a glamorous job in the Kennedy White House. She has everything going for her -- until she doesn't.

Ernest Kolowrat was born in Prague in 1935. After attending schools in the former Czechoslovakia, Turkey and England, he graduated from Yale and served as a junior naval reserve officer with the U. S. Pacific Fleet. During the decade of the 1960s, he was successively employed as world affairs editor for Scholastic Magazines in New York, director of information for the American Institute for Foreign Study in Greenwich, Connecticut, and director of 10th Anniversary Programs of the Peace Corps in Washington. Since 1971, he has been a freelance writer, publicist and filmmaker. He is the author of "Hotchkiss: A Chronicle of an American School."

"Ernest Kolowrat has written a tender, haunting love story set in a long-ago world that was really only yesterday."
--Stephen Birmingham, Author "Our Crowd"

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781479284979
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/17/2012
  • Pages: 138
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Meet the Author

Born in Prague in 1935, Ernest Kolowrat attended schools in the former Czechoslovakia, Turkey and England before emigrating to the United States following the Communist coup in 1948. He graduated from Yale in 1956 and served as a naval reserve officer for three years on a refueling ship with the U. S. Pacific Fleet. In 1958 he participated in Operation Hardtack in the Marshall Islands, where he witnessed more than a dozen nuclear and thermonuclear explosions.

During the decade of the 1960s, Ernest Kolowrat was employed as world affairs editor for Scholastic Magazines in New York, director of information for the American Institute for Foreign Study in Greenwich, Connecticut, and director of 10th Anniversary Programs of the Peace Corps in Washington. Since 1971, he has been a free lance writer, publicist and film maker. He has made promotional films on such varied subjects as the Boca Raton Hotel and Club, the Seminole Indians and the Basque game of Jai-Alai. He has worked with talent ranging from Jose Ferer to Don Shula.

He is the author of "Hotchkiss: A Chronicle of an American School." His memoir, "Confessions of a Hapless Hedonist" was published as a trilogy in the Czech Republic, where each of the volumes became a best seller.

Ernest Kolowrat is married to Barbara W. Newell. Over the past 25 years, the couple has shared their lives in Florida, Massachusetts and Prague.
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