The Way I Think It Was/The Way It All Turned Out ~Dr. Gustav A. Uhlich Autobiography ~Burns Clinic (Petoskey) ~Austria/Slovenia ~Genealogy


Title: The Way I Think It Was: Recollections from my life in Europe 1929-1959 [&] The Way It All Turned Out: My Life in the United States 1959-1999

Author: Gustav IV. Adolf Uhlich

Description: Two volume autobiography of an Austro-Slovenian-American doctor. Fine. Hardcovers in blue and beige cloth, respectively. Clean and unmarked. Illustrated with many b/w photographs. 153 [&] 221 pages. Published in 1994 and 1999.

Autobiographical memoirs of Dr. Gustav Adolf Uhlich (b. 1929, Schladming, Austria) of Petoskey, Michigan. His parents joined his grandfather Rimske Toplice, Slovenia in 1931. The first volume documents growing up and his education in Slovenia and Austria (Graz, Admont, Cilli, Rimske Toplice), describes his family and relatives (including family trees), and narrates the impact and experiences of World War II and conditions of life in Graz in the post-war years.

The second volume records his life in America in the medical profession as an gastroenterologist, including internship and work at the Henry Ford Hospital (1960-1963) and then thirty years of practice at the Burns Clinic (1963-1992) in Petoskey, Michigan. The second half is devoted to his retirement years, friends and family, ancestry, travel back to Austria, along with reflections on the Kurt Waldheim affair, the federal arrest of the Petoskey doctor Yechiel Heilbronn, and the tragedy of Yugoslavia.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: The Social Contract Press
Place: Petoskey, Michigan
Year: 1994

Keywords: Slovenian-American, autobiography, biography, genealogy, Slovenia, Graz, history, Wegschaider, Michelitsch, Burns Clinic, Petoskey,

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