Wednesday, November 17, 2010

"Bieganski" Wins Halecki Award

Oscar Halecki, Polish Historian
I have just been informed that "Bieganski" has won the Polish American Historical Association's Halecki Award for the Outstanding Book on the Polish Experience in America in 2010.

This is very poignant for me because the first book-length work about Poland I ever had any contact with was Oscar Halecki's "History of Poland."

I thank the Polish American Historical Association and I thank my truly heroic friends who stuck with me through thick and thin.


  1. Congratulations!



  2. Congratulations, Danusha, on this meaningful, recognition of your great achievement with Bieganski.

  3. Danusha,
    How thrilling and well deserved! This is good news with which to start my day.
    Teresa Klatka

  4. Danusha, warmest congatulations. I have the book on order but I have read your article in Polin 19 and thought you were definitely onto something important.

    Well done

    Peter Rechniewski
    Sydney, Australia

  5. Peter Rechniewski, thank you very much for writing from Australia!

    I look forward to reading your reaction to the book once you've read it.


  6. Congratulations! As a reader and Amazon-reviewer of your book, I am delighted. Your herculean efforts paid off.

  7. JP, thank you very much for your kind words. :-)


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