helmut s. started to take notes of his surroundings at age 13 when he started his first apprenticeship as a waiter, in Hamburg, West Germany. He still keeps daily diaries. Therefore his stories are based on living life, downfalls, strength, faith and observations of work and people and their stories. His parents were from the Sudetenland, his search for a place to call home included Germany, Spain, South Africa and the USA. Looking back at a life lived on various continents, helmut s. put on paper for you the reader his experiences in fiction form, showing what life of a deported family looks like. He takes you into the world of restaurant and hotel workers in Europe, South Africa during apartheid and in the United States in the 70s and later. He describes escapades and actions of a young man growing up fast, getting rich and broke, and starting over.
helmut s. got stuck, by choice, in Big Sur in the 1970s.
Sepp’s Epic Perils & Pitfalls are his latest 7 books.