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The dressmakers of Auschwitz : the true story of the women who sewed to survive  Cover Image Book Book

The dressmakers of Auschwitz : the true story of the women who sewed to survive

Summary

Summary: Drawing on a vast array of sources, including interviews with the last surviving seamstress, this powerful book tells the story of the brave women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, exposing the greed, cruelty and hypocrisy of the Third Reich.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780063030923
  • ISBN: 0063030926
  • ISBN: 9780063030930
  • ISBN: 0063030934
  • Physical Description: print
    381 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First US edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-374) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- One of the few who survived -- The one and only power -- What next, how to continue? -- The yellow star -- The customary reception -- You want to stay alive -- I want to live here till I die -- Out of ten thousand women -- Solidarity and support -- The air smells like burning paper -- They want us to be normal?
Subject: Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
World War, 1939-1945 Concentration camps
Jewish women in the Holocaust
Women prisoners
Dressmakers
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Concentration camps
Dressmakers
Jewish women in the Holocaust
Women prisoners
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Nazi concentration camps
Jewish women in the Holocaust
Women prisoners
Dressmakers
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 Women
Holocaust, 1933-1945
Genre: History.
Biographies.
Historical fiction.

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