The Girl in the Green Sweater

The Girl in the Green Sweater

A Life in Holocaust's Shadow

Book - 2012
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Traces the author's harrowing fourteen-month existence as a Jewish-Polish survivor who found refuge in the sewers of Lvov and was helped by Leopold Socha, who risked his life to bring food and supplies to her family
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, [2012], c2008
ISBN: 9781250018984
1250018986
Characteristics: 272 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Paisner, Daniel

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The last member of a group of Jewish-Polish survivors who found refuge from Nazi persecution in the sewers of Lvov traces her harrowing fourteen-month existence, during which she was helped by Leopold Socha, a Catholic who risked his life to bring food and supplies to her struggling family.


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burgundy_fox_66
Oct 27, 2018

I enjoyed reading this book immensely. Krystyna Chiger provides many, many details of the group's underground struggle and writes in a way where you seem to be standing right there with her though her experiences. Her memory of her trials and tribulations throughout the Holocaust are surreal and give you a very realistic picture/insight on how the holocaust effected the Jewish people. If you are looking for a book to gain knowledge of World War II's Holocaust, or if you're just looking for a book that's a bit more real and presents raw, human emotion, I would, one hundred percent, recommend this book to you.

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KristinaLeeper
Jun 05, 2014

A must read. Moving and inspiring--especially because it's a true story.

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carol507
Jun 25, 2013

This was a well told document of life during WW11 in Poland - an excellent read.

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cbearjknm Jul 28, 2012

cbearjknm thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

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