An Immigrant's Story, by Viest, Ivan
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- ISBN: 9781413467628 | 1413467628
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/28/2006
An Immigrant's Story: Summary Made in Czechoslovakia The best laid plans don't always work out. Born and educated in Europe, I came to the United States for one year of advanced studies in my chosen field of civil engineering. The February 1948 communist coup d'etat in Czechoslovakia converted the student visitor into an immigrant. Starting with early recollections, the story evolves from an account of the grade school education in my native Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, and the early years of high school in eastern Slovakia's metropolis Ko