About the author
About the Author: Born in 1956 and raised in Poland, in a small town near the border with the Soviet Union, where the action of the book takes place, and had lived there until the age of fifteen. The family was soon broken up and dispersed when his parents left the country, leaving three sons behind. The remaining years he spent in the provincial capital, Lublin, where he joined his older brother and extended family members already residing there. His younger brother was left under their aunt’s care in the western part of the country. In the late seventies, the three brothers immigrated to Canada to join their parents, who had left Poland four years before. They settled permanently in Edmonton, Alberta. In the late eighties, he moved to the metro Vancouver, British Columbia area, where he resides till this day. The author has a lifelong passion for the arts and literature.