The Jacket and Other Stories

The Jacket and Other Stories

by Dr Anton Z Capri

Paperback(Large Print)

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From adventure to fantasy to romance, the reader encounters all the following: a man having to deal with immortality, another with a chance for redemption while standing on the gallows, a woman finding new meaning in life, two Newfoundlanders who change the fashion world, an Indian boy fleeing from a residential school, and many more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781481150439
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/11/2012
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Anton Z. Capri was born in 1938 in Czernowitz, Romania. He came to Canada in 1949. After St. Paul's School in Toronto he attended Jarvis Collegiate Institute and finished as valedictorian in 1957. He then entered the University of Toronto and graduated in 1961with a B.A.Sc. in Engineering Physics. In 1960 he married Skaidrite Kveps. After Anton got his degree he accepted a position with Kimberley-Clark Corporation in their Pioneering Research Department in Neenah, Wisconsin.
In 1963 he entered Princeton University as a graduate student in physics and finished with an M.A in 1965 and Ph.D. under Professor Arthur S. Wightman in 1967. He then accepted a postdoctoral position at the University of Alberta. This turned into a visiting professorship in 1968 and into a tenure track position in 1969. Until his retirement as a full professor in 1998, Anton has remained at the University of Alberta.
During his academic career, Anton Capri has published more than seventy research papers, five books on physics and chapters in several books. In addition he has published two nonfiction books, several stories, and numerous poems. He has also served as the director of the Theoretical Physics Institute of the University of Alberta.
He spent a year as an Alexander von Humboldt Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute für Physik und Astrophysik, Munich, Germany and was frequently invited as guest professor or research scientist to the following institutions: University of Innsbruck, University of Pisa, University of Milan, University of Trento, Italy, University of Poona, India, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan.
At present he continues his association with the University of Alberta as Professor Emeritus. He is also Adjunct Professor at Athabasca University, Alberta.
Anton Z. Capri has three daughters, one granddaughter and three grandsons. He lives with his wife in Edmonton and travels frequently to his cottage north of Athabasca. His activities include writing, badminton, hunting, and fishing.

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