Dracula Is Dead
Published on Monday, April 19, 2010 - 1:17pm
In December 1989, Romanians overthrew dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu, ending more than 40 years of Communist totalitarianism. Twenty years later, Romania is a thriving democracy, an economic success, and a member of NATO and the European Union. What’s the story behind the Romanian miracle?
Join us at the library as former United States ambassador to Romania, Jim Rosapepe and his wife, award-winning journalist Sheilah Kast, discuss their book and introduce readers to an amazing land -- beyond Dracula, beyond Communism, to the vibrant culture, unique history, and 21st-century skills that define modern Romania. A book signing will follow the program.