Boys Will Be Boys: A Memoir of Boys Town Francis P Schmitt, ed. GJ Szemler.
This book was not "churned out" by the Boys Town public relations establishment; in fact it is completely independent from the present day Boys Town. When the director heard of the project he tried to stop it. The book, however, was supported by the Alumni Association. The suthor reflects on the real Boys Town and not the inanity and half truths which earned an earlier writer a pulitzer prize and sensationalistic accounts in the national news media. ISBN 9780-89005-588-2 Hb. $25.00, Pb. $20.00.
Prison Years: In the House of the Living Dead Translated and edited by George John Szendi-Szemler
This book could not be written until the fall of communism in Hungary. Due to the fear of political reprisals the author had not used his family name of Szendi until now. This is the story of Dr. Laszlo Szendi who was imprisoned by the Communists for his faith along with other clerics would would not abandon their life of faith in the Roman Catholic church. ISBN 9780-89005-547-5, Pb. $30.00.
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