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...A collection of books related to Hungary and Eastern Europe.  A few titles are sold directly by Lmntl, and ordered just like our other products.  Others are sold through Amazon.com's Associates Program. When you click on those items a seperate window will open up to the Amazon.com website and anything you order will be processed and shipped by Amazon.com.

Hungarian Cuisine and Personal Memories by Eniko Tarnoi Farkas, published by author, 1998.   A great collection of Hungarian "home cooking" recipes, enriched with historical background and the author's personnal recollections of her life in Hungary and as an immigrant to the U.S.  $19.00

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Charted Folk Designs for Cross-Stitch Embroidery:  278 Charts of Ancient Folk Embroideries from the Countries Along the Danube (Dover Needlework Series), collected by Maria Foris, edited by Andreas Foris.  The mostly two-color designs are from Germany, Austria, Hungary, former Yugoslavia and Romania.  Available through Amazon.com

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Lonely Planet Hungary (Hungary, 3rd Ed) by Steve Fallon.  Travel Guide to Hungary with good coverage of both Budapest and more off the beaten path locations in the countryside.  Includes informative sections on history, culture and cuisine.  Available through Amazon.com.

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The Gypsies  by Jan Yoors.  Yoors ran away from home in the 1930's at the age of twelve to join a group of Gypsies travelling through Belgium.  He ends up being adopted by a Roma family and spending the better part of ten years with them.  His account gives rare insight into the culture of the Roma when they were still free to lead a traditional nomadic life.  Available through Amazon.com

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> Fateless by Imre Kertesz; winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.  The story of a young Hungarian Jew who is imprisoned in Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944.  Available through Amazon.com.

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Hungarian: A Complete Course for Beginners (Teach Yourself Books) by Zsuzsa Pontifex.  Still my favorite - I used it when I was learning Hungarian and have used it for tutoring other people as well.  A practical and user-friendly Hungarian language course.  Available through Amazon.com.

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