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Expo Affair : A Cold War Escape Story

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The Expo Affair is a narrative memoir of international intrigue and romance that took place in the exotic setting of Expo ?70 in Osaka, Japan. As a host at the Ontario Pavilion, the author, Geza Tatrallyay, was approached by three Czechoslovak hostesses who wanted to defect to Canada. Notables such as former Prime Minister Trudeau, External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp and General George Kitching play a role, as do individuals who have since become prominent in Canada as businessmen, artists and ambassadors.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 155 x 230 x 13.97mm | 318g
  • Toronto, Canada
  • English
  • 1771831235
  • 9781771831239

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The Expo Affair is a narrative memoir of international intrigue and romance that took place in the exotic setting of Expo ?70 in Osaka, Japan. As a host at the Ontario Pavilion, the author, Geza Tatrallyay, was approached by three Czechoslovak hostesses who wanted to defect to Canada. Notables such as former Prime Minister Trudeau, External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp and General George Kitching play a role, as do individuals who have since become prominent in Canada as businessmen, artists and ambassadors.
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About Geza Tatrallyay

Geza Tatrallyay was born in Budapest, Hungary, and escaped with his family in 1956, immigrating to Canada. Geza worked as a host in the Ontario Pavilion at Expo ?70 and represented Canada as an ep?e fencer in the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. Since 2004, he has been semi-retired, devoting his time to his family and his writing.
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