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The Girl in the Green Sweater A Life in Holocaust's Shadow

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St. Martin's Griffin

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This is the edition with a publication date of 9/29/2009.
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The last surviving member of a group of 10 Polish Jews who hid from the Nazis in the underground sewers of Lvov tells the story of her family and of the Catholic sewer worker who saved them. 16-page bw photo insert.

Author Biography

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.  DANIEL PAISNER has collaborated on many books, including the New York Times bestselling Last Man Down: A Firefighter's Story of Survival and Escape from the World Trade Center.

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"The Girl in the Green Sweater manages to touch us in an unexpected way, revealing highs and lows in man's capacity for evil, as well his capacity to love life and other human beings." -- Naomi Ragen, author of The Saturday Wife and The Covenant

“With a powerful story and a keen voice, Chiger's Holocaust survivor's tale is a worthy and memorable addition to the canon.”--Publishers Weekly

"An important addition to Holocaust literature that vividly describes a harrowing childhood faced with enormous strength and courage."--Michael Bart, author of Until Our Last Breath: A Holocaust Story of Love and Partisan Resistance

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