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The dressmakers of Auschwitz : the true story of the women who sewed to survive / Lucy Adlington.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande .

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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. -- Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 940.531 A237 (Text) 35178001856916 New Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 09/13/2021 Checked out 10/06/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063030923
  • ISBN: 0063030926
  • Physical Description: 381 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [325]-374) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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?
Summary, etc.:
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. -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Auschwitz (Concentration camp).
World War, 1939-1945 > Concentration camps.
Jewish women in the Holocaust.
Women prisoners.
Dressmakers.

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