(70679) Urzidil = 1999 UV3
Discovered 1999 October 30 by J. Tichá and M. Tichý at Kleť.
 Johannes Urzidil (1896-1970), a Czech-German writer, poet and journalist, was a friend of M. Brod, F. Kafka and F. Werfel. In 1939 he emigrated to the U.S. His work shows the fate of people living and working in Šumava (Boehmerwald) forests. His short story Der Trauermantel describes the early years of Adalbert Stifter.
 (MPC 56615 | 2006 April 13)

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