Author Event: Through the Eyes of Rose by John F. KozakName: Author Event: Through the Eyes of Rose by John F. KozakDate: March 26, 2019Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDTWebsite: http://www.salinelibrary.orgEvent Description:
John Kozak was just seven when he escaped with his mother and older sister from oppressive Communist rule. Through the Eyes of Rose: A Mother's Flight to Freedom in a Memory Mosiac is Kozak's emotional retelling of his mother's struggle to feed her family during the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, and an intriguing look into the lives of a family deeply affected by the Communist takeover of their native country.
This event is part of the 2019 Washtenaw Read, and discusses topics in the semi-finalist selection Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. The Washtenaw Reads program is a community initiative to promote reading and civic dialogue through the shared experience of reading and discussing a common book. Participating libraries include Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Dexter, Milan, Northfield Township, Saline, and Ypsilanti. For more information about Washtenaw Reads and previous years' reads, go to wread.org.