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The Trumpeter of Krakow Study Guide & Plot Summary

Eric P. Kelly
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Plot Summary

The Trumpeter of Krakow, published in 1928, is homage to Poland and its history. It's written by a twentieth-century American professor, who came to love the historic University of Krakow during his five-year tenure teaching in Poland. In the novel, author Eric P. Kelly explores some of the colorful legends and historic events which helped shape the nation. Through the author's appreciation of Poland, young readers are taught the value of courage, and more importantly, the importance of balancing knowledge of old with an open mind for new ideas.

Set in fifteenth-century Poland, the action centers on young Joseph Charnetski, a boy born into a noble family in the Ukraine. As the story begins, political strife along the border has cost the Charnetski family their home. They embark on a journey to the great city of Krakow to find shelter and to deliver a priceless treasure to the king...

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This section contains 508 words
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Purchase our The Trumpeter of Krakow Study Guide
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