Czechoslovakian by birth, Drabek reached apices of achievement from a gripping and humble beginning. Mr. Drabek has shaken hands with world leaders and engaged arm-in-arm with literary geniuses. With over nineteen titles to his credit and exceptional recognition therein, his newest title, “Up to My Ears in America” is certain to be a bestseller.”
Jan Drabek was born in Prague. In 1948 his family escaped on skis from the newly Communist Czechoslovakia, eventually making its way to the United States where he finished his schooling and served in the U.S. Navy. He has called various countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa his home while working as a taxi driver, refugee resettlement officer, high school teacher, radio broadcaster and ambassador. Married with two daughters, he is the author of 17 books, both in English and Czech. He conducts seminars on memoir and biography writing, has been the Writer in Residence at the Vancouver Public Library and has served three times as President of the Federation of British Columbia Writers.
Author Jan Drabek’s title, “Up to My Ears in America” is scheduled for release in the summer of 2013 in eBook and trade paperback with a limited print run in the fall of 2013. For more information about Author Jan Drabek contact Ms. D.L. Quesinberry, CEO-President and Founder of DonnaInk Publications®™
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