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Former Briarcliff Manor Library Director Discusses New Memoir

The Briarcliff Library will host former director Charles Farkas as he discusses his new memoir on Sunday, Oct. 27.
The Briarcliff Library will host former director Charles Farkas as he discusses his new memoir on Sunday, Oct. 27. Photo Credit: The Daily Voice File Photo

BRIARCLIFF, N.Y. -- Former Briarcliff Manor Public Library Director, Charles Farkas will return to his old place of employment to discuss his new memoir, "Vanished by the Danube: Peace, War, Revolution," and "Flight to the West" on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 3 p.m.

In his memoir, Farkas presents his recollections of growing up in Budapest before and during World War II as well as his flight to freedom in the United States.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signed by the author. Ten percent of all book sales will be donated to The Friends of the Briarcliff Manor Public Library.

Farkas was library director in Briarcliff from 1968 until 1996.

Registration is recommended but all are welcome to attend.  To register, please email Shelley Glick at sglick@wlsmail.org or call the library at 941-7072.

The Briarcliff library is located at 1 Library Road.

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