What I Received From God and From People:
A Story of Helena Modrzejewska
translated by Bozena U. Zaremba and Ewa Chwojko-Srawley, with a foreword by Kazimierz Braun
BoRey Publishing , August 2009
One of the most famous actresses of her time, and inspiration for Susan Sontag’s last novel, In America, Helena Modjeska (Helena Modrzejewska, 1840-1909) enjoyed an unprecedented career in Poland before moving to the United States at age 36 to launch an equally remarkable career in this country. This biographical study provides a quick and interesting introduction to her life.