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The Girl in the Green Sweater: A Life in Holocausts Shadow
The Girl in the Green Sweater: A Life in Holocausts Shadow by Krystyna Chiger, Daniel Paisner 0312376561 9780312376567
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The Girl in the Green Sweater: A Life in Holocausts Shadow by Krystyna Chiger, Daniel Paisner

In 1943, with Lvovs 150,000 Jews having been exiled, killed, or forced into ghettos and facing extermination, a group of Polish Jews daringly sought refuge in the citys sewer system. The last surviving member this group, Krystyna Chiger, shares one of the most intimate, harrowing and ultimately triumphant tales of survival to emerge from the Holocaust.The Girl in the Green Sweateris Chigers harrowing first-person account of the fourteen months she spent with her family in the fetid, underground sewers of Lvov. The Girl in the Green Sweateris also the story of Leopold Socha, the groups unlikely savior. A Polish Catholic and former thief, Socha risked his life to help Chigers underground family survive, bringing them food, medicine, and supplies. A moving memoir of a desperate escape and life under unimaginable circumstances,The Girl in the Green Sweateris ultimately a tale of intimate survival, friendship, and redemption.KRYSTYNA CHIGER survived the Holocaust by hiding with her family in the sewers of Lvov, Poland for 14 months. A retired dentist, she lives in Long Island.nbsp; DANIEL PAISNER has collaborated on many books, including thenbsp;New York TimesbestsellingLast Man Down: A Firefighters Story of Survival and Escape from the World Trade Center.

Author: Krystyna Chiger, Daniel Paisner

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 288

Publisher: St. Martins Press

Publication Date: 2008-09-30

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ISBN: 0312376561


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